How to do Salabhasana?

  1. Lie down on stomach, keep your hands below your thighs and raise your legs upside.
  2. You can practice this asana with alternate leg and both leg as well. You can also hold as per your comfort.

Benefits of doing Salabhasana

  1. Provides strength to lower back muscles.
  2. Helps in firming your buttocks.
  3. Helps in reducing lower back problems.
  4. Helps in flexibility of spine
  5. Reduces thighs and hips fat.

Repetitions for doing Salabhasana

(7 – 15 times on a daily basis)


  1. Do not practice any Asana OR Pranayama in which you don’t feel comfortable.
  2. Do not over do the exercises if you feel pain in your body.
  3. Start exercises mildly and then increase the repetitions as per your capacity.
  4. People suffering from Back pain, Slip disc OR chronic disease should only practice Yoga and other exercises under the expert supervision otherwise do not do it.
  5. Pregnant women should only practice Yoga and other exercises only under the supervision of an expert otherwise do not practice any exercise by watching videos or website material.
  6. People with Slip disc should avoid all forward bending exercises while sitting OR Standing.



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