This constitutes half-a-round. In the next half from position 4,
start with left leg forward and in 9 bend the right leg. The right leg
takes the position of the left and vice-versa.
This exercise restores lost vitality, both physical and mental, as it is an excellent method of loosening all the joints and the muscles besides massaging the internal organs. Relaxation of eye-related nerves is beneficial to the eyes.
Lie on the back, with legs stretched out, slightly apart. Close the eyes, breathe slowly and deeply. Consciously relax every part of the body, and stay in this position for sometime. Try to feel like a corpse.
Figure 28: Shavasana