Viparita Karani or legs up the wall pose is a gentle inversion, reversing the blood flow from the legs. It stretches and energises the legs and relaxes the mind, releasing stress, anxiety and nervous tension.
This pose is best done with your back flat onto the mat. You can also practice this pose before sleep every night and you can do so from your bed, just ensure that your mattress is not too soft.
*This is a great pose to do every evening before bed time.
Boosts circulation in the legs
Stretches the legs
Releases cramps of the legs
Releases lower back pain
Relaxes the mind from nervous tension, stress and anxiety
Energises the mind
Lower back problems and injury