This pose gets its name from the recumbent posture of a dead body. It is a position of rest and relaxation, and is usually practiced towards the end of a yoga session – a session that typically begins with activity and ends in rest; a space or pause when deep healing can take place.
What do I have to do today?
What am I going to have for lunch?
Why do they call it Corpse Pose when our corpses wouldn’t even fit into coffins posed this way?
When will this be over?