Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Janu Shirshasana Benefits

Yoga Asana Janu Shirshasana
Janu Shirshasana Pose

Benefits of  Janu Shirshasana


  • Calms the brain and helps relieve mild depression.
  • Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings, calf muscles and groins.
  • Stimulates the liver and kidneys.
  • Improves digestion.
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual discomfort.
  • Relieves anxiety, fatigue and headache.
  • Therapeutic for high blood pressure, insomnia and sinusitis.
  • Can be done during second trimester of pregnancy, without extreme forward bend.
  • It is a good hip opening exercise.

Contraindications 


  • Disc Prolapse
  • Knee injury: Don't flex the injured knee completely and support it on a folded blanket.
  • Spinal injuries
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Hypotension
  • Ascites
  • Diarrhea


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