Sashankaasana Breathing


Sthiti: Vajraasana

  1. Take the hands behind the back, make a fist of the right hand and hold the right wrist with the left hand.
  2. Relax the shoulders.
  3. While inhaling bend backwards from the waist opening up the chest.
  4. While exhaling slowly bend forward from the waist bringing the forehead on to the ground in front of the knees. Collapse the shoulders.
  5. While inhaling slowly come up to the vertical position and then slightly lean backwards.
  6. This forms one round. Continue ten rounds slowly.


  1. Keep the shoulders collapsed.
  2. You can separate the knees as per your comfort to avoid unnecessary pressure on the abdomen and chest.
  3. Synchronize breathing with movement
  4. Keep your eyes closed and maintain breath awareness.