Other Names

Extended Shoulder Stand, Viprita Karni Asan/ Mudra, Viprit Karani Mudra, Saravanga/ Sarvanga Asana, Sarvang Asan


This is the variation of Sarvangasana-1. This pose is more difficult than first pose because in this asana no support to the back will be given.

How to reach the stretch

  • Start from Supported Shoulderstand Pose (Sarvangasana-1).
  • Let your both arms rest on the ground towards your back.
  • Be in the position for some time.

How to release the stretch


  • This asana has the stimulating power of tonics.
  • The entire body is toned with increased blood flow.
  • Toxin-forming waste matter is easily eliminated.


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