Featured Yoga Pose–Viparita Karani (Legs-Up-the-Wall Yoga Pose)

By Lori Ferry’, RYT and Reiki Master Teacher

 

legs up wall poseThis restorative posture gets blood flowing in the opposite direction allowing gravity to reverse the effects on our body, making it good for most any ailment including arthritis, high or low blood pressure, respiratory ailments, and menopause.

 

 

Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose Benefits:

  • Alleviates menstrual cramps
  • Relieves swollen ankles and varicose veins
  • Improves digestion
  • Restores tired feet and/or legs
  • Mild stretch for the back of the neck, front torso, and back of the legs
  • Relieves mild backache
  • Provides migraine and headache relief
  • Calms anxiety
  • Relieves symptoms of insomnia
  • Regulates blood flow
Join Lori Ferry’ Saturday mornings at 9 am in the yoga studio at Alpine Integrated Medicine and mention “Legs-Up-the-Wall” yoga asana (pose), she will be delighted to help you achieve the deliciousness of this highly beneficial pose.
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