Ardha Shalabhasana benefits | yoga | Asanas

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Ardha Shalabhasana benefits | yoga | Asanas



This is a modified simple form of Salabhasana. Swami Kuvalayanadaji has formulated

this Asana for beginners and those who are unable to perform Salabhasana.




  1. Take prone lying position, legs together, fingers of the legs pointing outward, soles upward, hand by the side of the body, fists closed, forehead on the ground.
  2. Bring chin forward and place it in the ground.
  3. Raise right leg slowly without bending at the knee. Do not tilt the pelvic. Maintain it for a while.
  4. Slowly return to the original position.
  5. Do the same by the other leg. This is one round of Ardha- Salabhasana.



  1. Do not tilt your pelvic while raising your legs.
  2. Do not bend the leg at the knee while raising.



  1. The strengthens the muscles of lower abdomen.
  2. It removes visceroptosis and helps in coordination of lower extremity.
  3. Those suffering from lumbar spondilitis should not practise it.
  4. Those suffering from muscles cramps should practise it cautiously.