Supta Virasana (Reclined Hero)

Supta Virasana (Reclined Hero)

Supta Virasana

soup-tah veer-AHS–ana

“supta” = lying down, reclining

“vira” = hero, chief

Reclined Hero Pose

Supta Vajrasana

Reclined Thunderbolt Pose

 Heart of Pose

  • Backbend
  • Quad / Hip Flexor Stretch

Notes

  • Considered an intermediate pose that shouldn’t be attempted if student not comfortable in Virasana
  • See Cautions

See Also