Unsupported Shoulder Stand
- nir = without
- ālamba = support
- sarvāṅga = all limb
- āsana = posture
Category:Arm Balance and Inversion / Balancing
From Supported Shoulder Stand (Sālamba Sarvāṅgāsana) the arms lift straight up along the side body towards the sky with the fingers spread wide. The gaze is up.
Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression. Stimulates the thyroid and prostate glands and abdominal organs. Stretches the shoulders and neck. Tones the legs and buttocks. Improves digestion. Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause. Reduces fatigue and alleviates insomnia. Therapeutic for asthma.