Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, the Sanskrit name for the bridge pose, translates as "forming a bridge." When holding the bridge pose, focus on forming a strong bridge. The benefits of bridge pose include increasing flexibility in
Bridge Pose / Setu Bandha Sarvangasana When practicing this pose, watch out for: * Your neck - as you raise your hips higher make sure you don't flatten the back of the neck into the ground. If you have a neck injury avoid this pose unless you are being supervised by a professional. * Your feet - make sure your feet are hip-width distance apart and try not to let your knees fall out to the sides.