Padahastanasana Posture

The word “pada” is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “foot”; “hasta” meaning “hand” and “asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.

Steps To Be Followed:

  • Stand straight with your feet together.
    Inhaling lift your hands above the head.
  • Exhaling bend forward try to touch your toes with your palms.
  • Touch your head to your knees.
  • Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
  • Inhaling lift your hands above your head exhaling drop your hands beside your body and relax.

Benefits:

  • It helps in improving the balance.
  • It helps in improving digestion.
  • It helps in strengthening the buttocks, calves and the lower back.
  • It helps in relieving stress and anxiety.
  • It helps in improving the overall fitness.

Contra-Indications:

Hypertension, Heart problems, Spinal injuries

Disclaimer:- Please practice under the supervision of Yoga Teacher/ Yoga expert