Plow pose or Halasana (in Sanskrit) is a relaxing asana typically done at the end of a practice.
Because it requires a great deal of mobility in the spine and hamstrings, it is best done when the body is fully warm.
This pose helps signify the transition from more active yoga postures to more relaxing poses. It is often performed after a Shoulderstand, such as in the Ashtanga sequence.
It is important to keep the neck in good alignment when practicing this posture, as much of the weight of the body is in the head, neck, and shoulders.
Caution: Make sure to not look around when performing Plow Pose and avoid this position if you have any neck conditions.