Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

Shava – Corpse; Asana – Pose


The asana is pronounced as Shuh-vah-sana

This pose gets its name from the recumbent posture of a dead body. It is a position of rest and relaxation, and is usually practiced towards the end of a yoga session – a session that typically begins with activity and ends in rest; a space or pause when deep healing can take place.

Curl up your body in the shape of a bridge with this posture. A good workout that strengthens your back muscles, provides instant relief to your tired back after a long, hectic day, and also gives an excellent stretch to the chest, neck and spine. Enjoythis posture by learning how to do it 

read more

This entry was posted in Art of Living Posts and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s