Pariva means sideways. Eka is one and pada is the foot. In this posture, one foot is lowered to the floor sidelongs in line with the head, while the other foot remains vertically up. Parsvaika Pada Sirsasana details provided to you by YogaIQ.
1. Do this position after completing Eka Pada Sirsasana (Step 1 and 2) as described earlier.
2. breath out and lower the right foot sidelong to the right, putting it on the floor in line with the head. (Step 3.) Keep the left leg straight as in Sirsasana.
3. It is more difficult to hold the head stand in this position than in Eka Pada Sirsasana. To balance on the head in this pose, stretch the muscles at the back of the thighs of both the legs, tighten the knees and muscles of the groin in the iliac region of the abdomen on the side of the lowered leg.
4. hold this posture for 10 to 20 seconds with deep breathing. extend - the hamstrings and thighs and with breathing out drag the right leg to the Sirsasana position.
5. Stay in Sirsasana for some time and then exhale, lower the left leg sideways to the floor until it rests in line with the head. Maintain the pose for the same length of time here also. Then exhale, and return to Sirsasana.
6. Do not bend the knees while lowering or raising the legs or you will lose balance.
Parsvaika Pada Sirsasana makes the neck, abdominal walls and thighs powerful. It tones and strengthens the intestines and the spine. Parsvaika Pada Sirsasana is Yoga For Thighs.