THE WIDE LEGGED FORWARD BEND POSTURE

PRASARITA PADOTTANASANA – THE WIDE LEGGED FORWARD BEND POSTURE

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Description :

In sanskrit, “prasarita” means outstretched limbs “pada” means foot and “uttana” means intense stretching.

Health Benefits :

  • Stretches backs of legs and inner groins
  • Tones abdominal organs
  • Calms the brain and eases fatigue
  • Improves circulation

Step 1: Start with the Mountain Pose.

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Step 2: Jump so that your feet are around four feet apart. Slightly turn your heels outward while you look forward.

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Step 3: Bend forward until the upper body stands halfway parallel to the ground. Place your hands right under your shoulders on the ground and see to it that your lower back is straight and still supports your position.

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Step 4: Push, as it were, your pelvis upward, look to the ground and stretch from the neck towards the ground.

If you can do this easily, you can grab the outsides of your feet and

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