- ‘Shirsh’ means Head; so ‘headstand’
- Shirshasana is considered the ‘king of asanas’
- It has tremendous benefits for the body and mind.
- By reversing the flow of blood, it supplies rich oxygenated blood to the brain improving focus and other cognitive functions.
- It has an impact on the functioning of the pineal gland which is a focus area of yoga practices, as the optimization of the functioning of the pineal gland is considered important for experiencing meditative states.