1. Headstand (Sirasana)
Known as the ‘king of the asanas’ for its remarkable benefits, the posture improves circulation, strengthens the respiratory system and heart, increases memory, concentration and intellectual capacity and promotes relaxation. The brain, spinal cord and sympathetic nervous system are vitalised and the senses sharpened. The pituitary and pineal glands are stimulated, revitalising the entire mind and body. The inversion relieves varicose veins and constipation, counteracts nervous disorders and anxiety, improves the quality of sleep and increases confidence.