Halasana (Plow) – Overview

Included Here

  • Halasana (Plow Pose)
  • Related poses such as Supta Konasana, Ardha Halasana, Parsva Halasana, Karnapidasana, Urdhva Padmasana and Pindasana

Sanskrit & Naming

  • Halasana


hala = plow

Plow Pose

  • Parsva Halasana

Sideways (or Twisted) Plow Pose

  • Karnapidasana

karna = ear

pida = pressure

Ear Pressure Pose

Heart of Pose

  • Stretches Spine
  • Mild Inversion


  • Often used as finishing pose to help prepare for relaxation, pranayama and meditation
  • A mild inversion with heart above head
  • See Contraindications and Cautions for many important considerations

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