(shear-SHAHS-anna) Sanskrit: sirsa = head

Inverting the body enhances deep breathing, bringing increased oxygen supply to the brain & sympathetic nervous system. Enhances & tones bodily functions. Relieves pressure on the lumbar spine and sacrum. Increases memory, concentration, intellectual capacity. The "King of Asanas," headstand is one of the most powerful asanas for body & mind. 

*NOTE: Do not practise without the guidance of a trained yoga teacher.