CORPSE POSE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Lie down on your back, cover your body with a blanket and extend your arms and legs, letting them drop open.
2. Close your eyes, allow your feet to rotate to the sides and keep your palms facing up.
3. Stay in Savasana for 5 to 15 minutes.
Look for any tension or tightness in your body and consciously release all pressure and allow your body to melt into the floor. Focus on your breathing as you surrender your body to gravity.
Savasana is considered the most important pose in yoga. This pose allows your body and mind to fully relax and receive all the benefits from the previous poses and breathing exercises. It relieves stress, anxiety and depression, increases productivity and energy levels, and reduces insomnia, headaches and fatigue.
Pregnancy and back problems.
PREPARATORY, COMPLEMENTARY AND FOLLOW-UP POSES
Savasana is usually the last pose at the end of your yoga practice but it can also be used at the beginning, to calm the body, and in the middle, to rest and refocus.