Halasana together with Shoulder Stand belong to Yoga Poses called Inversions. Compared to the Shoulder Stand, Plough Pose is a milder Inversion and often easier to do. If you have problems with Shoulder Stand, Plow Pose is a great Inversion to start with.
When Halasana is practiced regularly, it reduces:
Plough Pose also stretches the shoulders, spine, hamstrings and calves.
It brings the feeling of well-being and peace.
1) Lie on your back, hands by your side, palms down. Take a couple of deep breaths. On inhalation, bend your legs at the knees.
2) On exhalation, using the abdominal muscles, lift the legs over the head until the toes touch the floor behind the head. If your toes do not reach the floor, practice the pose at the wall (or a friendly tree ;-) so that your feet can balance on the wall/tree when they come over the head.
3) Place your palms on your lower back.
4) Try to press your lower back into your palms and your palms into your lower back (and slightly lift at the same time). That will help to straighten your lower back. When comfortable, you can release your hands to the ground.
5) Have your chin pointing towards your chest, in the 'chin lock position.' Don't turn your head when you are in this position!
6) Breathe. Stay in this position (when comfortable!) for 1-5 minutes. Anytime you feel any type of discomfort (pressure, pain, fear, breathlessness, etc.), bend your knees toward the head and slowly roll your spine back to the ground (on exhale).
7) Take a couple of deep breaths before getting up or moving to the next Yoga posture.
You should not practiced this Yoga pose if you have a history of high blood pressure, brain disease, or back & neck problems.
As with any Inversion, this Yoga posture is not advisable if you are menstruating or pregnant.
Enjoy the deep relaxation that Halasana offers!
Enjoy the deep relaxation that Halasana offers!
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