Sanskrit Name: Salamba Sarvangasana
English Translation: All Limbs With Support Pose
Also Called: Shoulderstand
- Begin lying on your back. Come into Plow Pose with your feet over your head and your hips over your shoulders.
- Bring your hands to your lower back, fingertips pointing toward the ceiling. Keeping your elbows on the ground and in line with your shoulders, slowly lift one leg straight up and then the other. The toes should stack directly over the hips, which are stacked over the shoulders.
- Stay here for 15 breaths.
This inversion can cause many discomforts, so here are tips for preventing neck pain in Shoulderstand.