Welcome back to “Yoga For Back Flexibility”.
Let’s see how to get into this pose.
- Stand with your spine straight.
- Lift your right leg and hold it with your right hand keeping the leg parallel to the ground.
- Keep your spine neutral. Look straight and concentrate on a single point.
- Balance your body in this position for about 15-20 seconds.
Now, slowly release the position. And relax.
Practice on both sides.
- Elevates your ability to balance.
- Stretches your hamstrings and adductor muscles of legs.
- Strengthens your core.
- Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana is beneficial for the functioning of your nervous system.
- In the case of ankle injuries, pelvic injuries, and legs pain then avoid this Pose.
- If you are feeling instability in the hip region then avoid this pose.
- If you are suffering from vertigo and balance issues then don’t perform this Pose.
Tip Of The Day:
Focus on feeling the Yoga pose, physically and mentally. Appreciate every moment. Make every moment purposeful and deliberate.
Author: Dr. Prajakta Jawalkar