Stretch and tone your body and mind and embrace your heart's desires in Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose)!
Benefits of Setu Bandha Sarvangasana:
•Stretches the chest, neck, and spine
•Calms the brain and helps alleviate stress and mild depression
•Stimulates abdominal organs, lungs, and thyroid
•Rejuvenates tired legs
•Reinvigorates and revitalizes the feet
•Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
•Relieves menstrual discomfort when done supported
•Reduces anxiety, fatigue, backache, headache, and insomnia
•Therapeutic for asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and sinusitis
Modifications and a profoundly beneficial gentle flow in and out of bridge will be offered, as well.
From The Joy of Partner Yoga by Mishabae
Make Bridge Pose even more challenging by offering support to a friend! One partner can hold a modified shoulderstand. Voila: Double Bridge!