One-leg Revolved headstand is a variation of Supported Headstand with many of the same physical and mental benefits. Always obtain profession instruction form a certified yoga instructor before attempting headstands to avoid neck injuries.
Caution: Inverted poses may increase eye pressure. Read More.
English Name: One-leg Revolved Headstand
Sanskrit Name: Parivrttaikapada Sirsasana
Difficulty Level: 6
Start Position: Supported Headstand
Starting in Supported Headstand, separate your legs and rotate them clockwise or counterclockwise.
Hold the pose for a few breaths and them rotate your legs in the opposite direction (counterclockwise or clockwise). Hold the pose for a few breaths.
When you are ready to come out of the pose, place one foot (leg in front of you) on the floor and then the other foot. Bend both knees and bring your body down to the floor.
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