Supta Virasana as Preparation for Advanced Back Arches – Kapotasana, Eka pada rajakapotasana
This session is an advanced progression from supta virasana, leading towards some of the intermediate to advanced back arches like kapotasana.
Props needed: couple of bolsters, blankets, a couple of sturdy chairs, any raised platform like a chair
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The virasana leg position, when combined with a supine state, has many physiological benefits – on the digestive, reproductive systems, in addition to working on the shins, knees, front and back thighs, and hips. This session is an advanced progression from supta virasana, leading towards some of the intermediate to advanced back arches like kapotasana.
those with knee injury are advised caution in approaching full knee flexion like the virasana leg position. This is a preparation for intermediate/ advanced back arches – those with back injury are advised caution. It is recommended that women during menstruation do not practice inversions