Ardha Chandrasana (Crescent Moon Pose)

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In Sanskrit “Ardha” means “Half”, “Chandra” means “Moon” and “Asana” means “Pose”. In English this pose is known as “Crescent Moon Pose”.   Position : Sitting Type : Hip opening Spiritual Awareness : Swadisthan, Vishuddhi and Ajna chakras Physical Awareness : Arched back; on the stretch in the pelvic region, chest and throat Dosha Suitability : Best advisable for vata Introducery Asanas : Forward bending postures   Procedure: Start on the knees with the arms at the sides. Take one step forward with the left leg. Exhale, bend forward and place the palms of the hands flat on the floor on both sides of the left foot. Stretch the right leg back fully. The right knee and the top of the right foot or the toes should rest on the […]

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