If practiced safely, shoulderstand (salamba sarvangasana) offers a plentitude of benefits—including promoting thyroid function, restoring your legs through the inversion, and stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system to calm you.Read more
Ann Mazur is an elite runner and founder of Runners Love Yoga, which aims to bring yoga to the running community. Ann ran varsity track and cross country runner for the University of Notre Dame, and has continued to pursue her running career post-collegiately. She is currently a lecturer of English at the University of Virginia, where she also teaches yoga.
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