Sanskrit Name : Bālāsana
Other Common Names : Garbhasana and Shashankasana
About : This yoga pose will feel more like a relaxing pose than being an exercise because it relieves stress and calms your body. The name comes from the Sanskrit words bala meaning "child" and asana (आसन) meaning "posture" or "seat". It is first pose introduced to the yoga beginner, it is easy and highly beneficial.
Sit on the floor and bend your knees below your hips.
Bring your arms backwards to touch your toes.
Lie your head downwards in a calming manner.
Hold and repeat.
It opens up the hips
Stretches the low back
Helps lengthen and stretch out the spine
Stretches the ankles, hips and shoulders
Helps ease neck and back pain
Have knee injury
Can only do wide-legged variation of the pose with suggestion of health advisor.