A pose is defined as an inversion, when it intends to position the heart above the head (and the feet above the hips for a full inversion)
Tips & Tricks
- Use props or a wall to practice safely before practicing unsupported – build core muscles that allow controlled movement in and out of the pose.
- Maintain focused awareness at all times to in advanced inversions to keep the neck and cervical spine safe.
- Activates the cardiovascular system
- Counters the effects of gravity and massages our internal organs
- Nourishes the brain, sense organs of the head, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary gland and pinneal gland
- Contraindication: Injuries in the neck or cervical spine, untreated hypertension, menstruation
- Careful: Modify your inversions during pregnancy
Downward Facing Dog
Adho Mukha Shvanasana