Yoga Pose: Rejuvenation, Legs-Up, Supine Staff (Supta Daṇḍāsana)

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  • Rejuvenation

  • Supta Daṇḍāsana

  • supta = supine
  • daṇḍa = staff
  • āsana = posture
  • Alt. Name:
    Legs-Up / Supine Staff
  • Category:
    Supine / Balancing
  • Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Description:

    From a supine position, with the back relaxed onto the earth, the legs extend toward the sky without any tension behind the knees. The arms rest by the side body and the palms open toward the sky in a receptive mode. Hold this position or gently sway the legs from side to side. The eyes are closed and the gaze is inward.

  • Benefits:

    Releases spine and lower back and heals the body.