What is Anantasana or Sleeping Vishnu Yoga Pose?
It is a popular yoga pose and is sometimes also called the Side Reclining Pose.
In sleeping Vishnu pose, the body rests on its side with the head propped up on the elbow. The top leg is then lifted, and the top arm reaches for the big toe.
This posture can be more challenging than it looks. It is helpful to visualize the grounding of the bottom side of the body when practicing the pose, or to imagine a weight grounding the bottom foot into the ground.
In the first I learned about it after a course of yoga https://www.siddhiyoga.com/yoga-teacher-training-rishikesh this is quite a difficult pose
Anantasana or Sleeping Vishnu Yoga Pose is a balancing pose. It is a popular yoga pose and is sometimes also called the Side Reclining Pose. It looks deceptively simple, but requires proper balance and strength to perform it in the correct manner. It is a wonderful yoga pose, which has been found beneficial for curing hernia and other back problems. Step by step procedure: Always consult your doctor before attempting this pose in order to rule out any contraindications which may prevent you from doing it. Also you must perform it only under the guidance of an expert yoga teacher. • First lie supine on the floor – on your back with your legs stretched out. • Now, turn to your right. Keep your legs extended, flex your ankles and press down firmly on the floor with your right heel. This helps to give stability to your balance. If you are a beginner, you may like to take support by pressing against a wall for greater stability and balance. • Stretch out your right arm, lift your head sligh