In Asana Yoga session we go through different Asana or postures with different goals and benefits, including investment or semi-investment. Surely you have seen them in different pictures or illustrations: The inversions Asana Yoga are those in which the feet are above the head (as for example the Asana of the candle) while those of semi-inversion are those in which the Heart is above the head (as in the case of the dog face down).
These Asana Positions. Although difficult to execute (especially inversions) have many benefits for our organism if we perform them correctly.
Some of The Benefits We can Get Through The Asana Yoga.
- They promote venous return and improve blood circulation: this is very useful when it comes to decongestant the veins of the lower limbs and improving the condition of varicose veins. When we find ourselves upside down. The venous return to (the rate of blood flow from vowel to heart) is simpler, since gravity favors it.
- They work the muscles of the back and the abdominal area: These positions help us to work both the muscles of the back and the central area of our body. Responsible for stabilizing us in a safe position. It is important that we respect the principle of progression until achieving them to avoid possible injuries.
- They get a Lower Load in The Lower Back: these positions, when carrying the feet above the head. Release the load of the lumbar vertebrae, transferring it to other parts of the body.
- Regulate the Hormonal System: As Asana Yoga teacher Susana Pascal used to tell us. The best blood irrigation results in a better functioning of the thyroid gland. Allowing a more balanced discharge of the hormones.
- They Improve Concentration and Reduce Stress: Improving blood circulation thanks to the inversion postures also means better irrigation of the brain.
Investment and semi-inversion Yoga are very invigorating postures that we can include in our Asana Yoga practice. It is important that, whenever possible, we carry out the work of a professional. Who can guide us in the different progressions to perform them safely.