Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose (Viparita Karani)

In Sanskrit, viparita which means inverted and karani which means in action. The pose is one of the inversion poses. The pose gives blood circulation a gentle boost towards your upper body and head, which can help after you have been standing or sitting for a long time.

Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose

Beginners’ Tip

If your legs want to splay apart, loop a strap around your shins and thighs to secure them hip-distance apart.


NOTE: Before you start this, consult your doctor or an exercise professional about this pose. Don't try to do it alone.


Tip To Do -

1 - Sit with your face against the wall and bend your knees, your feet drawn in toward your hips. Swing your legs up against the wall as you switch to lying flat on your back.
2 - Place your hips against the wall or slightly away. Place your arms in any comfy position and keep this position for up to twenty minutes.
3 - To unharness the pose, gently push yourself off the wall. Relax on your back for a couple of moments and move your knees into your chest and roll onto the right side.
4 - Rest for a couple of moments before slowly getting into the upright position.


The Advantages of the Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose 

1 - Allow your muscles to relax throughout your body.
2 - This pose will facilitate calmness in your mind, which can relieve anxiety.
3 - It could relieve fatigue.
4 - The position permits several to relax deeply, which releases tension and stress.
5 - A fantastic passive creature to help you lengthen your hamstrings.

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