Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

In this pose you will take one leg and place it behind the ear. Sit on the floor with your legs stretched out in front of you. Bend the left knee and grasp the left foot with both hands. Pull it close to the torso and then bend forward. Now it will be easier to place the leg behind the left leg to rest behind the neck. Fold the palms in Anjali mudra. Stay like this breathing easily for thirty seconds. Now relax the leg back down and repeat the pose on the other side.

Precaution: Sciatica, hip problems or hernia and back problem.

Benefits: neck and the back grow stronger.  While the thighs muscles are stretched fully.  Abdominal muscles are contracted and the digestive power increases. Stimulating peristalsis and removing constipation and relieving varicose veins.

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