Hala means a plough. The final pose resembles a plough, hence the name.
- Perform sarvāngāsana.
- Release the chin lock, lower the trunk slowly take the legs over the head and resting the upper side of the toes on the floor.
- Press the back with the hands until it cones perpendicular to the ground.
- Stretch the arms on the floor in the opposite direction to the legs.
- Remain in this pose for about 1 to 5 minutes with normal breathing.
- Come to sarvāngāsana and gradually slide down the legs to the floor and relax.
- The abdominal organs gets rejuvenated.
- This is preparatory pose for Paschimottanasana.
- It activates the thyroid glands and reduces obesity
- It is beneficial in indigestion, dysentery, gas constipation, spleen and liver disorders and heart disease.
- It activates the pancreas and reduces diabetes