Nowadays Yoga is becoming more and more popular and the reason for that is that people realize the effectiveness of yoga in numerous fields and how it can help us in our everyday life.
However is not something that can be learned overnight but by learning simple poses and then proceeding to more complicated you will catch up in no time.
Viparita Karani is a great start!
It is also known as the Inverted Lake Pose or Legs up the Wall pose and is one of the simplest positions you can perform. However, it offers amazing benefits, like pain and tightness relief, reduced anxiety, and relaxation.
Legs Straight up the Wall Version
You should lie on the back, with the buttock against the wall, and the legs extended straight up the wall, hip distance apart. The soles should be faced upward, And the arms beside the body or folded across the chest.
Legs in a Wide “V” Version
Start in the same position, but spread the legs into a wider V formation to stretch the groin area.
Soles Together Version
For an even more intense groin stretch, turn the knees outward, out the soles of the feet together, and press the legs against the wall. Move slowly as this is an intense stretch.
1. Increased Blood Flow and Reduced Inflammation
This pose not only will increase the blood flow throughout the entire body but will also reduce swelling in the legs and fighting inflammation.
2. Relaxation And Lowered stress
This pose also reduces inflammation and treats chronic pain. Moreover, it is excellent if you have trouble sleeping.
3. Improved Hamstring Mobility and Relieved Lower Back Pain
Due to many hours of sitting lower back pain may become a big problem. It elongated them and reduces the pressure on the lower back.
Yet, even though it is highly beneficial, it can pose serious risks in the case of neck and back issues, so if you suffer from these problems, avoid the pose unless you perform it without the help you’re your physiotherapist or certified instructor.
Source: King Demic | Yoga Journal