Sirsasana Yoga Pose

Sirsasana Is a Yoga Pose That Helps In Resolving Thyroid Problem


Sirsasana is one of the essential inverted poses in yoga. ‘Sirsha’ is head in Sanskrit, and ‘asana’ is a pose. Therefore, it is translated as Head Stand Pose in English. It is often referred to as the king of asanas. It is advised to practice this asana at the end of the yoga session.


Sirsasana helps to rejuvenate and revitalise the entire brain hence it is a beautiful asana for your mind. If you are suffering from frequent headaches or migraine, this asana is highly recommended for you to get relief out of it. This pose directly acts on the thyroid gland by balancing the metabolic functions.

Therefore, it is advised for people suffering from thyroid dysfunctions. It will stimulate your sensory organs and improves sexual health as well.




Steps of Sirsasana –


  • Sit on child pose or ‘balasana’.

  • Snatch your elbows.

  • Interlock your fingers to give it a shape of an equilateral triangle.

  •  Slowly bring the crown of your head to the mat on the floor so that the backside touches your hands.

  •  You can support your head using hands.

  • Try to straighten your legs

  • Slowly place your legs towards the direction of your head.

  • Make sure your back is straight.

  • Bend your knees and keep your heals near to the buttocks.

  • Slowly raise your legs to the shape of 900.

  • Try to breathe normally. Do not strain yourself.

  • Try to remain in the position for a few seconds.

  • Slowly bend your knees. Keep your heals near to buttocks. Come back to child pose.


Sirsasana should be learned and practised under the guidance of a qualified yoga instructor. You cannot learn this asana easily, and it requires constant practice to get it correct. If done wrongly or lose balance, you may fall leading to injuries in the neck or shoulder. Once you get the position correctly, you can increase the duration to maximise the benefits of it. A woman should never attempt this yoga during pregnancy.

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