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The Benefits of the Inverted Blood Circulation in the Hanging Sirsasana

Following to the 3 pervious articles of the series about the Blood Circulation in Hanging Sirsasana in all 3 Variations of holding the legs (Variant 1 – legs in Baddhakonasana, Variant 2 – legs in Upavishtakonasana, and Variant 3 – legs in Dandasana), it’s time to summarise the benefits of the inverted blood circulation...

Blood Circulation in Hanging Sirsasana with Legs in Dandasana

In the previous 2 articles of this series, we have talked about what is happening in Hanging Sirsasana in Variation 1 (with the legs in Baddhakona) and Variation 2 (With the legs in Upavishtakona) and now continue to the Variation 3 (with legs in Danda). Variation 3 (With the legs in Dandasana – Legs Together...

Blood Circulation in Hanging Sirsasana with Legs in Upavishtakonasana

In the previous article we have talked about what is happening in Hanging Sirsasana in Variation 1 (with the legs in Baddhakonasana) and now we continue to the Variation 2 (with the legs in Upavishtakona). Variation 2 (With the legs in Upavishtakonasana – straight legs spread apart) Position of the body The head is upside down.The feet...

Blood Circulation in the Hanging Sirsasana with Legs in Baddhakonasana

About the Blood Circulation Blood is the river of life that surges within us, transporting nearly everything that must be carried from one place to another. An elixir that held the mystical force of life - Prana. To get started we need a brief overview of blood circulation, which is initiated by the pumping action of...

Viparita Dandasana (Yoga Asana Anatomy Study)

STUDY OF ANATOMY MECHANICS IN VIPARITA DANDASANA BONES As we can see on the two pictures the contact with the edge of the support is between the 8th and the 9th thoracic vertebrae. This support has an important action on the 9th ribs (left and right). The ribs are higher in the back than in the...

The Autonomic Nervous System and Its Understanding for Yoga

STRUCTURAL ORGANISATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM The central nervous system (CNS) is the computer that manages all the nervous information. This function is done by the brain. For its communication the CNS also needs the nerves of the PNS. There are two big types of nerves: Afferent or sensory, they carry sensitive information from the periphery to...

Anatomy & Physiology for Yoga

INTRODUCTION Yoga is to bring mental concentration. Since you use your body for the Yoga practice you need to know the anatomy, physiology, pathology and therapeutics. Having such awareness will make your evolution journey safe as well as healing. Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Therapy Definitions Anatomy is the study of the structure of your body – it...

Yoga Practice Anatomy & Physiology (Alignment, Flexibility and Strength)

When you align your body, bring about muscle strength but also flexibility, you gain physical & energetic stability which is the optimal ground for mental concentration. Introduction Your body is designed to have a specific tensegrity (tensional integrity) within its structure. Muscles, tendons and ligament are supposed to have a specific length for your bones and...

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