Supta konasana is
believed to activate the visuddha (throat) chakra. This
chakra is the center of communication and opening it stimulates
authentic expression, faith and understanding.
Supta konasana also has the following benefits:
- Improves concentration
- Massages the thyroid gland
- Strengthens the back and abdominal
- Stretches the spine, legs and
To ease pressure on the spine, place
a folded blanket under the shoulders and neck. For a modified version, place the feet against a wall or use
yoga blocks to support the feet.