Uttanpadasana (Raised leg pose)

By Himanshu JoshiYogaUttanpadasana, Uttanpadasana (Raised leg pose)

Uttanpadasana (Raised leg pose) In Sanskrit “Ut” means “lift”, “tan” means  “stretch”, “pad” means “leg”, “Uttana” means “to raise”.  The English name is “Raised leg pose”.   Position : Supine Type : Back Strengthening Spiritual Awareness : Swadisthan Chakra Physical Awareness : Pelvis, hips, lower back, abdomen, thighs, legs Dosha Suitability : Pita Introducery Asanas : Eka pada Uttanpadasana   Procedure: Begin this pose by coming to a supine position with your back on the ground. Both your feet and knees should be kept together and your breathing should be normal. Exhale and while breathing in, slowly raise the legs to 90 degree angle from the door without jerk. Do not raise the shoulders from the ground. Breathe normally in the final position and hold for few seconds. The upper […]

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