The word “Virasana” is derived from a Sanskrit word “Vira” meaning “hero” and “Asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”. 

Steps To Be Followed:

·        Sit in vajrasana.

·        Keep your knees together, slowly slide your feet apart keeping them hip width apart.

·        Your toes pointing the wall behind and buttocks on the floor between your feet.

·        Keep your spine straight, pull your shoulders slightly behind.

·        Keep your palms on your thighs.

·        Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).

·        Now get your palms beside your body, sit on your heels and relax in vajrasansa


·        It helps in stretching thighs, knees, ankles and feet.

·        It helps in relieving leg pains.

·        It helps in improving digestion.

·        It helps in curing flatulence and bloating.

·        It helps in alleviating hypertension and asthma.




            ·  Ankle injuries, Knee injuries, Osteoarthritis of knees.


Disclaimer:- Please practice under the supervision of Yoga Teacher/ Yoga expert

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