Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana or Revolved Head to Knee Pose-
संस्कृत (name in sanskrit) – परिवृत्त जानुशीर्षासन
Parivrtta – Revolved
Janu meaning – knee
Sirsa meaning – Head
Asana – Pose
Pronounced As – PAHR-ee-VREE-tah JAH-noo sheer-SHAH-suh-nuh
Style – Ashthanga Vinyasa
Repetition – once with each leg
Chakra – Muladhara /Manipura
Level – Basic/advance
Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana additionally involves twist, stretches the whole body, and strengthens your legs and core. Finding comfort in this asana allows your body to feel long and graceful, at the same time challenging your flexibility in a different way.
How to do Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana or Revolved Head to Knee Pose :
Sit on the ground with your spine erect and your legs stretched out, in front of you. Open your legs completely. Bend your right leg press your heel towards the inner side of left thigh, hold your left foot with left hand try to put your elbow down close to your calf muscle then stretch your right arm up bend towards left try to touch your left foot with right hand twist your body upwards
Hold your position as long as you can with deep and long breathe.
Health benefit of Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana :
Janu Sirsasana Improves the Function of the Kidneys and Livers Helps to Reduce Belly Fat Stretches the entire side body, including spinal side flexors, obliques, and intercostal muscles between the ribs.
Precaution –avoid if you have recent surgery and Knee, hip, neck injury and don’t try if you’re pregnant