Parivrtta Eka Pada Sirsasana is a SANSKRIT word that means, Parivrtta means "revolved", Eka means "one", and Pada means "Foot" and Sirsasana means "headstand". This poses is also known as revolved one-legged headstand in English. Parivettaekapada sirsasana is beneficial for the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. This yoga helps to clear blocked energy in the Manipura and svadisthana chakras. Manipura is connected with self-esteem, motivation, and decisiveness and Svadhisthana is the center of pleasure, enjoyment, and creativity. If both chakras are open then your life becomes full of confidence, creativity, self-esteem, and full of enjoyment.
After completing Parsva Sirsasana, spread the legs apart, move the right side leg forward and equally left leg back. Breathe out, and twist the spine to the left so that the legs move sideways clockwise through 90 degrees. hold this pose for the same length of time. breathe out and return to sirsasana. Continues practices for this pose again and again.
Benefits of Parsvaika Pada Sirsasana Yoga:
There are the most important health benefits as well as mental benefits of the Parivrtta Eka Pada Sirsasana yoga are,
1. Parivrtta Eka Pada Sirsasana helps to strengthen the spine, hips, and legs supple.
2. This pose helps to increase the hemoglobin level in the body.
3. This pose is the best for anemia and nervous trembling problems.
4. Parivrtta Eka Pada Sirsasana helps to eliminate all the toxins in your body and strengthen your immunity power.
5. Parivrtta Eka Pada Sirsasana helps to improve the digestion system of the body. and to reduce constipation problems.
6. Continued practices of this pose help to make the body more flexible and elastic to a great extent.
7. Parivrtta Eka Pada Sirsasana also helps to boost memory power and reduce stress. and increase energies.
8. This pose helps to strengthen the arms and shoulders.
Step by step Eka Pada Sirsasana yoga:
1. After staying according to your capacity in Salamba Sirsasana 1, exhale, and move the right leg down to the floor in front of the head. (Side view : Step 1)
2. While the right leg is being lowered and is resting on the floor, the left leg should be held up vertically as in Sirsasana.
3. In the beginning, the neck feels tremendous strain. The left leg is also dragged down forwards. To overcome this, keep the legs rigid at the knees and stretch the muscles at the back of the thighs of both the legs. Also tighten the muscles of the lower median portion of the abdomen.
4. The knees and toes of both legs should be in a line and should not tilt sideways.
5. hold this posture from 10 to 20 seconds with deep breathing. breath out, and hold up the right foot to Sirsasana.
6. After staying in Sirsasana for some time, lower the left leg to the floor (Front view : Step 2) and after keeping it on the floor for the same length of time, exhale and go back to Sirsasana.
7. during moving down and moving up the feet, hold them straight and firm and do not bend at the knee joints. If the knee joints are curved one loses the head stability.