Invert Your Age by Inverting the Yoga Way!

By HealthSignz | Published: August 7th, 2017

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Known as the cure for all ailments, Viparita Karani is a must do during your Yoga routine

Viparita Karani derives its name from Sanskrit where ‘Viparita’ means reversed or inverted and ‘Karani’ means doing or action, and hence the English name Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose or the pose that is seen in its full expression. This pose is called as the Inverted Lake Pose that is powerful enough to cure all ailments.

Body Parts at Work

This pose can be practiced by beginners and involves the legs, feet, front torso, and neck

Psychological Benefits

Calms the mind and relieves stress, anxiety, mild depression


  • Stimulates the reproductive system
  • Relieves mild backaches
  • Relieves tired or cramped legs and feet
  • Revives energy
  • Circulates blood throughout the body
  • Reduces wrinkles and has anti-aging effects

Practicing this posture on a daily routine will show a positive effect. One should always practice under a certified yoga practitioner. However, women who are menstruating and individuals suffering from eye problems like glaucoma and neck or back problems should not practice this asana.

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