Tripod Headstand - Spiral the Legs
Parivṛttaikapāda Śīrṣāsana II
- parivṛtta = revolved
- eka = one
- pāda = foot or leg
- śīrṣa = head
- āsana = posture
Category:Arm Balance and Inversion / Balancing
From Tripod Headstand (Sālamba Śīrṣāsana II), the legs open and extend to the sides into Side Splits and then spiral, first in one direction and then the other. The gaze is straight.
Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression. Stimulates the pituitary and pineal glands. Strengthens the arms, legs, and spine. Strengthens the lungs. Tones the abdominal organs. Improves digestion. Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause. Therapeutic for asthma, infertility, insomnia and sinusitis.