The Poorna-Salabhasana or Full Locust Pose is a fantastic yoga pose which is able to promote increased flexibility and spinal strength. It is also said to help with arthritis, scoliosis, and hunchback spinal problems. It can also help to strengthen the immune system, and relive menstrual problems. When completing this yoga pose I always feel a great stretch throughout my body which makes my body feel more calm and toned. I also find that my body is stronger and has more stamina in everyday life. In this post I will explain to you the steps needed to complete the Poorna-Salabhasana successfully.
Step #1 – Lie down on the floor with your stomach and chin touching the floor or mat. Place your palms under your thighs.
Step #2 – Inhaling raise both of your legs as high as you can while keeping your shoulders and arms in contact with the floor. Next swing your legs up higher while balancing on your arms, chin, and shoulders.
Step #3 – While maintaining your balance, bend your knees gradually while touching your head with your toes.
Step #4 – Hold this position for 30 seconds to 1 minute, before returning to the starting position. To return to the starting position lift your feet from your head while maintaining balance then lower the body back down to the floor.