The word “utthita” is derived from a Sanskrit word “extended”, “parsva” meaning “side” or “flank”,
“kona” means “angle” and “asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.
STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED:
- Stand straight with your legs together.
- Now keep your legs apart (3-4 feet wide), your feet pointing your right and both the hands on your
- Bend your right knee such that your knee is exactly above the ankle, shin bone making 90 degrees
to the mat.
- Place your right elbow on the right thigh, inhaling lift your left hand above your head and look at
your left palm.
- Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
- Now keep your hands beside your body, straighten your right knee, get your legs together and
- Repeat it on opposite side.
- It helps in relieving low back pain, sciatica.
- It helps in increasing stamina.
- It helps in stimulating abdominal organs.
- It helps in strengthening legs, knees and ankles.
- It helps in stretching the groins, waist, chest, lungs and shoulders.
- Headache, Migrane, Insomnia, Hypertension.
DISCLAIMER:- PLEASE PRACTICE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF YOGA TEACHER/ YOGA EXPERT.