This asana can be done as a relaxation pose between other asanas or it can be relaxation method when you are tired. You can be in this asana for a prolonged period of time if you are tired after a workout. It gives deep relaxation to the shoulders and the spine.
Steps to Perform :
Lie down on the floor on your stomach with your hands folded under the head.
Place the palms on your shoulders in a relaxed way and close your eyes.
Stretch the legs as far as possible. The toes should point outwards.
Relax the whole body. Breathe normally and slowly. Feel the whole body touching the ground and the deep relaxation in all your muscles.