Pindasana in Sirshasana

Pindasana in Sirshasana

You are here: Home / yoga / asana / Pindasana in Sirshasana

Pindasana in Sirshasana – Pinda means an embryo. From Padmasana in the head stand, the hips are flexed and the legs are lowered to touch the armpits.

Pindasana in Sirshasana


  1. Do Padmasana in Sirshasana as described above. Exhale, flex the hips and take two breaths. Again with an exhalation lower the legs till they touch the arms near the armpits.
  2. Stay in this position from 20 to 30 seconds with normal breathing. Inhale, go back to Urdhva Padmasana, uncross the legs and stay in Sirshasana for some time. Then cross the legs the other way and repeat the pose.
  3. Relax the crossed legs one by one, stretch them back to Sirshasana and then lower them gradually and straight to the floor with an exhalation.

Effects of Pindasana in Sirshasana

Pindasana in Sirshasana has the same effects as the earlier one. Further the abdominal organs are toned by contraction and an additional supply of blood.

This article is presented to you by Abhyasa Yoga, Hyderabad. At Abhyasa you can learn and practice Hatha Yoga, Power Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Asana, Pranayama and Meditation. Interested students may apply for Yoga Teacher Training Course at our Yoga Institute. Contact +91 9292403492, +91 40 64641292 for yoga classes and more details.