Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian Pose)

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Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian Pose)   In Sanskrit “Ashwa” means “Horse”, “Sanchalan” means “movement or stepping”, “Yoga Asana” means “pose”. English name is “Equestrian or riding pose”. It is also known as “Low Lunge Pose”. Position : Standing Type : Hip opening Spiritual Awareness : Mooladhar and Ajna chakras Physical Awareness : Stretch from the thigh to the chest Dosha Suitability : Pitta Introducery Asanas : Padahastasana   Procedure: From Padahastasana, bend the knees, inhale, look forward. Place the palms of the hands flat on the floor beside the feet. Exhale, stretch the right leg back as far as possible with the ball of the foot on the floor. At the same time, bend the left knee, keeping the left foot on the floor with the thigh parallel to the floor […]

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