Sarvangasana is one of the essential asanas that plays the vital role in rectifying thyroid, nervous system, respiration, intestinal disorders, regulates high blood pressure, decreases depression, constipation, asthma, headache, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, prevention of cough and colds, strengthens the uterine ligaments, and improves the functioning of the ovaries.

How to do Sarvangasana?









  1. Spread a thick carpet on the floor.
  2. Lie on your back with legs together.
  3. Raise both the legs slowly from 180 degree to 90 degree.
  4. Now press the floor with your palms and lift the waist. Then keep your legs vertical to the ground.
  5. Bend the hands and hold the waist with the palms. Now try to bring trunk, hips, and legs 90 degree to the floor.
  6. Press the chin against the chest, eyes should see the toe nail, and the whole weight of the body resting on the shoulder blade.
  7. Do not shake the body or move to and fro. Keep the legs straight.
  8. Maintain the pose up to 50 or to 100 counts.
  9. After completion of the counts bring the trunk, hips, and legs on the floor very slowly and rest your palms on the floor.
  10. Rest for few minutes and repeat the steps.