Written by Arushi Bidhuri | Updated : June 24, 2022 10:10 AM IST
The Scorpion pose is considered one of the most difficult poses among all yoga asanas. It is also known as Vrschikasana, which comes from the word Sanskrit word Vrichika, meaning scorpion. The Scorpion Pose requires a strong core and shoulders because it is one of the most difficult yoga poses. This inversion allows for a strong backbend and resembles a scorpion poised to sting.
However, beginners should first improve their core strength and shoulder mobility by practising yoga regularly before advancing into more difficult poses like the Scorpion pose. Once you do that, you can do this pose as it offers many health benefits.
Here are all the health benefits of this pose you should know about:
Here’s a step-by-step guide to doing the scorpion pose properly:
The scorpion pose is one of the more difficult poses to do, you can try an easy modification. You can do the forearm stand at the wall and gradually move to work on the scorpion pose but move your hands about a foot away from the wall.
Here are some precautions you need to take to steer clear of problems:
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