Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Shalabhasana(locust pose)

  • This is the locust pose.
  • Lie flat on your stomach.
  • Place your palms under your inner thighs.
  • Engage your lower body and then inhale and raise both your legs off the floor with the support of your palms.
  • Stay here breathing easily for thirty seconds.
  • Then lower back down while you exhale and relax.


  • Weak heart, coronary thrombosis or high blood
  • pressure.
  • Peptic ulcer, hernia, intestinal tuberculosis.


  • Strengthens the lower back and pelvic organs, and provides relief
  • from backache, mild sciatica and slipped disc.
  • Liver, stomach, bowels and other abdominal organs, and stimulates the appetite.

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