IY(UK) Covid-19 Recovery - Suggested Yoga Practice

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INVERTED A SANA S

SALAMBA SARVANGASANA with feet support at the wall Set up your normal Sarvangasana shoulder props but use your feet on the wall (back body facing the wall - see photo) • Take care not to slip back off your support as you get in to the pose. • Stay with your feet on the wall for support and to help your trunk to stay lifted until your strength improves. • You can pause and bring your buttocks down and then repeat by lifting back into Sarvangasana. • When ready come to the full pose with both legs off the wall. • Take rests from the full pose by taking your feet onto the wall. • This variation makes it possible to sustain the inversion for longer. This method is very useful when there is fatigue when trying to stay vertical.

N O T E The benefits of inversions are manifold. In this instance it is important to introduce them as soon as you are capable because they keep lymph fluid moving and reduce inflammation.

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