Introduction to Head-to-Knee Forward Bend Pose (Janu Sirsasana)
Janu means knee and Sirsa mean head in the Sanskrit language so the exact English translation of this pose becomes Head-to-Knee Forward Bend Pose. This pose falls into the category of sitting pose.
4 Steps to Master Head-to-Knee Pose
- Sit on the floor by facing towards the legs. Legs should be together having fully extended.
- Now, slowly bring your right sole towards your left thigh by your hand.
- Bring your torso towards your knee. Set both hands to your left sole and by exhaling touch your knee to your forehead.
- Stay in this pose about for 15-20 seconds and slowly come out from the pose.
Top 5 Benefits of Janu Sirsasana pose
- This pose helps to be calm and rid of the mild depression.
- This pose keeps healthy our kidney and liver.
- It improves our digestive system.
- It helps to heal insomnia, fatigue, and anxiety.
- It is useful for the high-blood pressure.
- You don’t have to do this pose if you are suffering from asthma.
- You should avoid this pose if you have diarrhea.
- If you have knee injury you don’t have to do this pose.