About Viparita Dandasana
Viparita Dandasana is an inverted back-bending asana in the modern yoga style as well as included in flow yoga sequences. Doing this yoga keeps you fit both physically and mentally. This asana is an advanced inverted asana that requires great flexibility in the body, especially in the back. It is also known as an upward-facing two-foot staff pose or two-legged inverted staff pose.
The name of this pose comes from Sanskrit Viparita, “inverted”, Danda, “staff” Asana, “posture” or “seat”. The English name of this asana Inverted Staff Pose.
Viparita Dandasana is a combination of other yoga poses like Matsyasana (Fish Pose), Chakrasana (Wheel Pose) Purvottanasana (Upward Plank Pose) and Sirsasana (Headstand Pose).