Jan 20

Bikram Yoga Pose #13: Corpse Pose “Savasana”

Some of the benefits of this pose are that slows heart rate and reduces blood pressure and it maximizes release of tension by completely relaxing entire body. It also optimizes circulation of freshly oxygenated blood to all areas of body.

Another benefits are:

  • Slows heart rate and reduces blood pressure
  • Lessens fatigue and headache
  • Calms mind, reduces insomnia, and improves sleep
  • Cures fatigue and jet lag
  • Improves absorption of nutrients
  • Balances blood pressure, brain waves, and respiratory rate
  • Strengthens immune system


  1. Lie back on floor, touch heels together, and let feet fall sideways
  2. Relax arms by letting them gently fall to both sides with palms facing up
  3. Keep eyes open and gaze softly at a spot on ceiling
  4. Ensure that fingers and toes are relaxed and release any restrictions in throat
  5. Pull shoulders down and back flatly against floor
  6. Find a place on floor where body feels completely at ease
  7. Breathe slowly and deeply, encouraging more tension to leave body with each exhale


Don´t forget to visit the Midtown Bikram Yoga studio in Detroit! This studio offers a friendly, comfortable and welcoming place for you to learn yoga, begin a healthier lifestyle, and continue to improve your Bikram Yoga practice. It is located near the Wayne State University campus and the Detroit Medical Center, just off Woodward on 55 West Canfield. Their classes are open to all students, beginning, advanced, young and old !


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