Salamba sirsasana or supported headstand is an excellent pose to strengthen your spine neck shoulders and arms. When practised regularly this pose can counter upper back and neck pain. This asana also tones the abdominal and leg muscles. It improves your posture and aids in digestion. This asana can also be great to relieve mild depression and anxiety. You can also perform this yoga pose to relieve anxiety. Steps to do the pose: On a soft cushioned mat or a blanket get into marjariasana or cat pose. Now place the top of your head on the ground between your hands.