Vasistāsana (JP (L) 59) Slokha: Translation:  Bring the soles together. Insert both the hands below the legs and take them out and elbow should touch the knee joint/ Bring the soles above on the head and make fingerlock by joining hands and keep them on the head. Gaze at the tip of the nose.


  • Opens and stretches the hips, groin, inner thighs, buttocks and back
  • Engages and strengthens the abdominals, upper back and neck
  • Releases stress and tension
  • Increases flexibility of the spine
  • Stimulates the thyroid and parathyroid
  • Energizes the body
  • Works on balance of  vayu  ( 5 vital forces – wind )
  • Awakens the kundalini