Bhumi Pada Mastakasana

By on May 10, 2018

Exercise-102: Bhumi pada mastakasana (The half headstand pose)

  • Assume the posture for marjariasana (the cat pose).
  • Place the crown of the head on the ground between the hands.
  • Raise the knees and hips and balance on the head and feet.
  • Raise the arms and clasp the hands behind the back.
  • Hold for as long as is comfortable.
  • Replace the hands, lower the knees and return to the cat pose.
  • This process can be repeated.



Important point-
Place sufficient soft padding beneath the head.
Breathing-
Practice with normal breathing.
Concentration-
On respiration, the brain or balance.
Sequence-
Follow this asana with tadasana, its counter pose.
Limitations-
Not recommended for persons with high blood pressure or vertigo.

Benefits-

  • This asana helps in cases of low blood pressure.
  • It develops nervous balance, strengthens the head and neck muscles and supplies blood to the brain.
  • It is a preliminary pose for sirshasana.

 

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