Pose, Steps and Benefits of Virasana

Benefits of virasana

  • Relieve legs tiredness.
  • Improve blood circulation in legs.
  • Stretch the hip, ankles, feet, thighs and knees.
  • Improve digestion.
  • Relieve gas problems.
  • Relieve the symptoms of menopause.
  • Improve posture.
  • During pregnancy it helps to reduce swelling of the legs (through second trimester).
  • Therapeutic for high blood pressure and asthma.

 Hero Pose (Virasana)

Virasana (Hero Pose)


1. First kneel down, at that time parallel your hip girth separately.

2. Transfer a small in excess of hip girth with your above level on the floor.

3. Bend forward and twist the plump part of calves external with the hands.

4. Sit the floor among the feet and exhale. In your practice you feel any distress or properly not sit the floor first you will sit properly.

5. Place the hands on top of thighs shut your palms and knees facing down.

6. At that time relax the upper body and shoulders, tall and spine straight.

7. Tip the crown of head look straight and the ceiling.

8. Stay this pose from 30 sec to one minute. Relieve the feet, ankles and knees that time shake your legs.

Virasana video (Hero Pose)


Before doing any asana you must know your health. When you feels pain while doing any asanas then you have to stop it immediately. A trained instructor can guide you in a better way.