Utthita Parsvakonasana
#extendedsideanglepose

Utthita Parsvakonasana (utthita=extended, parsva=side, kona=angle)

• INHALE jump to the right, turn in your left heel, right foot parallel to the mat.

• EXHALE bend the right knee, aligned over your right ankle, extend right arm as far as possible before placing it on floor in front of the right foot. Keep your pelvis tucked in. Open your chest to the sky. Press your right knee into your right arm. Push on floor with the back foot.

• LOOK at the palm of the left hand.

• HOLD for 5-8 breaths.

• INHALE come up, turn in your right heel, left foot parallel to the mat.

• EXHALE bend the left knee, aligned over your left ankle, extend left arm as far as possible before placing it on floor in front of the left foot. Keep your pelvis tucked in. Open your chest to the sky. Press your left knee into your left arm. Push on floor with the back foot.

• LOOK at the palm of the left hand.

• HOLD for 5-8 breaths.

• INHALE come up.

• EXHALE to Samasthiti.

⚫️ Modification : instead of your hand on the floor, place the elbow on your bent knee. If necessary, your back knee can go on the floor.

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