Janu Sirsasana (Head-of-the-Knee Pose)
Benefits:
Calms the brain and helps relieve mild depression
Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings, and groins
Stimulates the liver and kidneys
Improves digestion
Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
Relieves anxiety, fatigue, headache, menstrual discomfort
Therapeutic for high blood pressure, insomnia, and sinusitis
Strengthens the back muscles during pregnancy (up to second trimester), done without coming forward, keeping your back spine concave and front torso long.
Learn the basics of this pose here.
Oct 17, 2013 / 22 notes

Janu Sirsasana (Head-of-the-Knee Pose)

Benefits:

  • Calms the brain and helps relieve mild depression
  • Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings, and groins
  • Stimulates the liver and kidneys
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
  • Relieves anxiety, fatigue, headache, menstrual discomfort
  • Therapeutic for high blood pressure, insomnia, and sinusitis
  • Strengthens the back muscles during pregnancy (up to second trimester), done without coming forward, keeping your back spine concave and front torso long.

Learn the basics of this pose here.

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