Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand)

Sanskrit: Adho Mukha Vrksasana

English: Handstand

Level: Advanced

Chakras: Crown Chakra (Sahasrara Chakra) , Third Eye Chakra (Ajna Chakra)

Doshas: Pitta

Benefits: Stretches and strengthens the core, upper bodyand pelvic floor. Increases blood flow to the brain improving focus. Assists with balance. Elongates the spine when practiced over time. Calms the nervous system and combats mild levels of anxiety, depression and stress. Improves blood circulation to the head and face - improving texture of the skin and hair. 

Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand)