STEP-WISE GUIDE ON HOW TO DO LEG-UP-THE-WALL POSE
Well, it is super easy to get into this pose. Here’s a step-wise guide:
Step 1: Place a cushion or folded blanket under your hips, and sit with your right side against the wall, with bent knees and your feet drawn in toward your hips.
Step 2: Swing your legs up against the wall as you turn to lie flat on your back. Place your hips against the wall or slightly away. Place your arms in a comfortable position.
Step 3: Stay in this position for up to 20 minutes and then release the pose by gently pushing yourself away from the wall.
Step 4: Relax on your back for a few moments, and draw your knees into your chest and roll onto your right side.
Step 5: Rest for a few moments, before slowly moving into an upright position.
There could be certain cases, where you may feel a tingling sensation in your legs and fit, especially if you hold this pose for extended periods. in such scenarios, remember to simply bend your knees into your chest, before returning to the pose. You can also shake your legs to stimulate circulation. Additionally, refrain from doing this pose if you have medical conditions such as glaucoma, hypertension, or hernia.
This one single asana can help you stay mentally and physically healthy. You can begin your day with it, or try it out after a long day at work.