Before attempting eka pada setu bandha sarvangasana, it is essential to practice bridge pose as it helps the yogi to understand the alignment of the body while performing the pose.
The mental health benefits of eka pada setu bandha sarvangasana include:
- Relieves anxiety
- Calms yet energizes the mind
- Improves mental focus
- Promotes sense of balance
Eka pada setu bandha sarvangasana stimulates the visuddha and anahata chakras. The visuddha chakra is associated with self-expression, listening skills, creativity and psychic ability. The anahata chakra promotes love, compassion, forgiveness, harmony, trust and positive thoughts, which supports spiritual progress.