Benefits of Sarvangasana: Do Sarvangasana for a strong heart

Jagdish Tandia

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Benefits of Sarvangasana

Benefits of Sarvangasana- Sarvangasana is a yoga posture with the support of the shoulders, in which the entire body is balanced on the shoulders. This is also a part of Padma Sadhana Yoga. ‘Sarva’ means, ‘Anga’ means body part, and ‘Asana’ is the pose. Sarvangasana, as the name indicates. Affects the functioning of all parts of your body. This asana is extremely beneficial in maintaining mental and physical health and is also known as the ‘queen of asanas’.

Which this asana exercises all the parts of the body, hence it is called Sarvangasana (whole-organ-asana). In English, this asana is also called Shoulder Stand Pose. The procedure and benefits of performing congregations are given below.

How to do Sarvangasana


If you have any problems like high or low blood pressure, glaucoma, thyroid, neck, or shoulder injury, be sure to consult the doctor or Art of Living instructor before doing this asana.

  • Lie on your back. Together, raise your legs, hip, and then waist. May all the weight fall on your shoulders. Support your back with your hands.
  • Take your elbows too close. Keep the hands with the back, support the shoulders. While pressing the elbows on the ground and keeping your hands at the waist, keep your waist and legs straight. The entire body weight should be on the upper part of your shoulders and hands, not on your head and neck.
  • Keep your feet straight and strong. Keep the heel of your foot as high as you want to touch the ceiling. Bring your feet in the nose. Pay attention to your neck, do not press it to the ground. Keep your neck strong and shrink its muscles. Cover your chest with your chin. If you feel the tension in the neck, then move out of the posture.
  • Keep breathing deeply and stay in the posture for 30 to 60 seconds.
  • To come out of the posture, take the knees slowly near the forehead. Keep your hands on the ground. Slowly bring the waist down without lifting the head. Take your feet to the ground. Rest for at least 60 seconds.

Benefits of Sarvangasana

  1. Activates and nourishes Thyroid and Paravillary glands.
  2. Strengthens hands and shoulders and makes back more flexible.
  3. Nourishes the brain by transporting more blood.
  4. Activates the muscles of the heart and carries pure blood to the heart.
  5. Relieves constipation and activates digestion.

Contradiction of Sarvangasana

If you have any of the following problems, be sure to consult your doctor before going pregnant. Pregnancy, Menstruation, Hypertension, Heart disease, Glaucoma, Slip disc, Spondylosis, Neck pain, or severe thyroid problems