Head to Knee Forward Bend (Janu Sirasana)

Head to Knee Forward Bend (Janu Sirasana) is an intense pose for many intermediate yoga practitioners. The main objective of practicing this yoga posture is to increase flexibility and limberness. The yoga posture stretches your hips, shoulders and knees. It also stimulates your liver, abdominal organ and kidneys. It also helps your armpit and shoulders. As a beginner, you may face difficulty with Head to Knee Forward Bend (Janu Sirasana). You can take help from yoga practitioners or yoga videos. If you are uncomfortable then you can use some prop also.

If you are suffering from headache or insomnia then Head to Knee Forward Bend (Janu Sirasana) is an excellent choice for every individual. It also reduces anxiety and backache. Be careful during twisted pose, it may cause injuries. Also make sure someone is guides you throughout the routine. As it is an intense yoga posture, it could be done with many variations. Once your hands are locked and you are trying to stretch your torso then don’t forget to keep your knee in touch with inside of the shoulders. Also keep your leg bent during this variation.

In second variation, you are advised to hold the toes of bent leg. Rotate your hips and shoulders simultaneously for better stretch. Suppose your right leg is bent then left hand grasps the toes of right leg. Also perform the same variations at other side also. Try to hold the Head to Knee Forward Bend (Janu Sirasana) for up to 60 seconds.