Adho Mukha Vrksasana w/ Garuda Legs

Adho-Mukha-Vrksasana-w.-Garuda-legs

Master your relationship to gravity. The challenges of this pose make it valuable to learn to overcome any insecurities and fears. This pose will help you develop self-confidence, courage, and, problem solving skills.

Pose Details

Sanskrit Name: Adho Mukha Vrksasana with Garuda Legs
English Name: ENGLISH_NAME

Benefits

  • Strengthens the arms, wrists as well as the shoulders, making them more agile and flexible.
  • Increases stamina and overall body balance.
  • Improves circulation of blood in the entire body.
  • Stretches the abdominal muscles and is therefore beneficial in reducing tummy fat when practiced regularly.
  • Calms the brain and can effectively help relieve mental stress and mild depression. There are other variations for this pose, which also have a number of health benefits.

Contraindications

  • Pregnant and menstruating women should avoid performing this asana completely.
  • People who have existing shoulder, back and neck injuries should avoid this asana.
  • People who suffer from problems like high blood pressure, heart problems and headaches should also avoid this asana.