The headstand lifts your spirits wonderfully. If something is drawing you down, turn upside down, and voila—the downward flow is upended into your head. The headstand is also a great morning wake-up. It increases digestive fire, counters depression, and fills you with enthusiasm for meeting your day. But doing this posture to excess is like increasing the voltage in an electrical circuit. Be careful.

. 5/yew uzateA tAr Area/A, uti/A notire. tAat ¿t Aermiei /iffcr a///A/tsw. J// tAs Aeytsm/v/y e>/yuncttee, tAene wiAA Ae ¿AtyAt ¿AfficaAty t'/f Area/ASAj y#// atArr/stw Ul yisactice, tAii va/uoAci entire Ay. yru uh/A /¡mi/ seat y/AeaJwe, eaA/Aaj-attcn 0/ Jyu/vt, tn tAtJ Stfiaa/t. — Swami Sivananda, in Yoga Asanas, p. 16.


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