“salamba” = with support
“sirsa” = head
Also known as: Baddha Hasta Sirsasana A (Bound Hands Headstand Posture)
Heart of Pose
- Called the “King of Postures” due to numerous internal and energetic benefits.
- Not a pose for beginners. Attempting pose before physically ready can lead to injury.
- Holding pose longer than comfortably able can lead to injury.
- See Cautions above for contraindications, determining readiness, and concerns related to the neck.