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Hatha Yoga: The Yoga of the Physical Body.


Shavasana: The Relaxation Posture.


Instructions.

  • Lie flat on the back with the arms beside and in line with the body, palms facing upward.

  • Move the feet slightly apart to a comfortable position and close the eyes.

  • Relax the whole body.

  • Do not move any part even if discomfort occurs.

  • Let the breath become rhythmic and natural.

  • Become aware of the inhalation and exhalation.

  • Count the number of respirations: 1 in, 1 out. 2 in, 2 out, etc,.

  • Continue to count for a few minutes.

  • If the mind starts to wander bring it back to the counting.

  • If you can keep the mind on the breath for a few minutes, the mind and body will relax.

 


Duration.

  • The longer the better in general.

  • During asana practice, a minute or two is sufficient.

 


Concentration.

  • On the breath and counting.

 


Benefits.

  • Relaxes the whole psychophysiological system.

  • Ideally practised before sleep, before or during asana practice, and particularly after dynamic exercise such as surya namaskara.

 


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