Urdhva Mukha Shavanasana – How to perform it more effectively

To perform it more vigorously and effectively

  1. Press the big toes firmly on to the mat to give nice push and energetic vibrance to the pose
  2. Do not collapse the hips but let it sink on its own
  3. By pressing on the mat firmly, the sternum is lifted up and facing the ceiling and widens the sternum
  4. Engage the calf muscles to protect the lower from cringing on each the spinal joints thus releasing the pressure from the sacrum.
  5. Lift the forehead up and beyond but without hastily compressing the cervical spine.

to learn Urdhva Mukha Shavanasasna effectively, pls seek a teacher who knows about this pose or someone with many years of experience teaching it.