Hand-to-Foot Pose (Utthita hasta padangusthasana)

Hand-to-Foot Pose, also known as Utthita hasta padangusthasana, Extended hand-to-big-toe Pose, and Standing Big Toe Hold. It's a challenging standing sequence of yoga, which can help to build balance, stabilize the core, and open the hips. This pose is well suited to improving balance, concentration, and a sense of focus. The pose is all about balancing your whole body on one leg.

Hand-to-Foot Pose

Beginner’s Tip

By resting the foot of the elevated leg on the top edge of a chair back, you can maintain this position for longer. Place the chair a few inches from a wall, then firmly press your lifted heel against the wall.


NOTE: Before you start this, consult your doctor or an exercise professional about this pose. Don't try to do it alone.


Tip To Do -

1 - Take a mountain pose.
2 - Put your body weight on your left foot and try to lift your right knee up. With your right hand, reach for your right knee toe.
3 - Pull in your left hip and lengthen your spine.
4 - Keep your shoulder blades firmly on your back and your chest open.
5 - Your right leg out to the front, and don't compromise the length of your spine. 
6 - Take five deep breaths and to release this pose, with an inhalation, bring your leg back to the ground. On your other side, repeat the stretch.


The Advantages of the Hand-to-Foot Pose

1 - It stretches the spine, hip flexors, and back of your legs.
2 - It enhances the digestive system.
3 - It is highly recommended to relieve anxiety and stress.
4 - This pose is helps to relieve lower back pain.
5 - Improves blood circulation and reduces fat formation and cholesterol.

Post a Comment

Please Select Embedded Mode To Show The Comment System.*

Previous Post Next Post

Recent in Sports

__