This posture helps to keep your spine flexible and will ease lower back pain.
As you breathe rhythmically, your internal organs receive a gentle, therapeutic massage that promotes circulation and facilitates elimination. It is a wonderful position in which to relax after performing any asana or yoga posture.
- Sit on your heels.
- Bend forwards, resting your forehead on the floor. Relax your arms next to your legs, palms facing up.
- Breath regularly. Stay in this position as long as you feel comfortable
- When you want to quit, put your hands on the floor next to your head, inhale and push yourself up.
Note: If you cannot get your head down on the floor, place a cushion under your forehead.
(Pictures by Spirit of Light Yoga Studio, Terry de Vries, Stellenbosch (021) 883-9938)