Parsvakonasana (Side Angle Pose)

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Parsvakonasana (Side Angle Pose)   In Sanskrit “Parsva” means “side” and “Kona” means “angle”, “asana” meaning is pose. English name “Side angle pose”. Position : Standing Type : Balancing Spiritual Awareness : Manipura Physical Awareness : Legs, ankles, groin, chest, lungs, shoulders, spine, abdomen. Dosha Suitability : Vata and Kapha Introducery Asanas : Siddhasana, Supta Padangusthasana, Virabhadrasana II, Virasana   Procedure: 1. Stand erect, feet together, arms at your sides. With an exhalation, step or lightly jump your feet to shoulder width apart. Raise your arms sideways, to shoulder level so that they are in a straight line, palms down. Wrists should be in a line with ankles. (Beginners can brace their back heel or the back of their torso against a wall if they feel unsteady in the pose.) 2. Turn your right foot out […]

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