Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Sarpasana(snake pose)

  • This is the snake pose.
  • It is a precursor to the low cobra pose.
  • Lie flat on your stomach.
  • Your legs are stretched behind you and your forehead is on the mat.
  • Your palms are on the floor by the chest.
  • Now inhale and lift the torso off the floor, lifting the head first. Keep your legs pressed together and engaged.
  • Gaze in front while breathing easily for thirty seconds.
  • You can also clasp your hands behind your back and pull them backwards.
  • Then exhale and lower back down and relax.


  • Who suffering from peptic ulcer, hernia, intestinal tuberculosis or hyperthyroidism, heart conditions and high blood pressure should not practice.


  • Correct the posture, particularly rounded shoulders.
  • Profound strengthening effect on the back muscles.

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