Lie relaxed on the back like a corpse with hands near the buttock and palms facing upwards, with legs apart and closing the eyes. Let the breath become rhythmic and natural. The whole body is relaxed without any tension on any part of the body.
It removes physical as well as mental fatigue. It helps in high blood pressure. It is a powerful method of relaxing both the mind and the body. This asana is particularly useful for people who are exposed to undue stress and anxieties. After physical or yogic exercises, when the body is tired, this asana relaxes the entire body and every part is at perfect rest and peace flows in the body. By doing shavasana, every organ, cell and nerve enjoy peace and rest.