Which asanas should be done before Headstand or Sirsasana?

Yoga asanas are very good for health and one should embrace a healthy lifestyle with a headstand. Learn the yoga asanas which are good for health before and after headstand.

Along with this, a headstand is also beneficial for losing weight, staying fit, getting relief from headaches, sharpening eyesight, making the body strong, curing problems related to the nose and ears.

Which asanas should be done before headstand 

You can do this asana before headstand

Surya Namaskar Karnapidasana Uttan padmasana Matsyasana Vertical padmasana

After knowing the benefits of Sirsasana, you must know the right way to do Sirsasana, you will get the benefits of Sirsasana only when you do it in the right way.

To do Sirsasana, first, you will need a thick mat, you can also use a yoga mat. Before doing a headstand, you should warm up your body a little. And do the above-mentioned asanas Now sit in Vajrasana posture and bend forward and lock the fingers of both your hands together. After this, you raise your hips and slowly bring both legs forward, as far as you can bring. In the meantime, maintain the balance of your body. Don't rush too much. Now slowly lower your head, keep the lock of both hands and raise both your legs upwards. Now straighten both your legs completely. If the balance is not being made then you can also take the support of the wall. Now keep the head down, legs up, eyes straight, and exhale. You have to stay in this position for a while. In the end, slowly bring both your feet down towards the ground and sit again in Vajrasana.

Which asanas should be done after headstand?

Balasan Baddha Padmasana padmasana

Sirsasana for beginners

It may take you some time to get the perfect headstand. If you are a beginner then you should do a headstand with the help of a wall and there must be a person with you. Slowly stop taking the support of the wall, it may take some time. Some people consider Shirshasan to be a very difficult yoga posture and do not even try to do it, you do not have to do it at all. How long you should do sirsasana depends on your ability. You can do Shirshasana according to your ability for 30 seconds to 15 minutes. If you are a beginner, start with 30 seconds and gradually increase the time. Along with this, do not force any kind of force in doing a headstand.

When to do Sirsasana ?

Some people do not know when to do a headstand and they start practicing headstand at any time which is completely wrong. The best time to do Sirsasana is in the morning or evening. Before doing a headstand, warm up your body a little, and only then do a headstand. If you do yoga, then you can do a headstand at the end of the yoga session and do Savasana immediately after that. You will get the benefits of doing shirshasana only when you practice it at the right time and in the right way.

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