Vashishthasana (Straight arm stretch pose)

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In Sanskrit “Vashisht” is the name of a sage, “Asana” means “posture”.  The English name is “Sage Vashisht’s pose”.   Position : Sitting Type : Balancing pose Spiritual Awareness : Manipura chakras. Physical Awareness : Maintaining balance and relaxing leg muscles. Dosha Suitability : Vata Introducery Asanas : Santolanasana   Procedure: Assume the position of Santolanasana. Breathe normally. Raise the right arm and roll the body over onto the left side. The outer side of the left foot must be firmly on the floor with the right foot resting on top of it. The right arm should lie along the right side and thigh. Balance in this position, keeping the body straight. Bend the right knee and take hold of the big toe. Straighten the knee and raise the leg […]

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