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Standing Revolved Hand to Foot Pose

Angle-Based Images: Standing Revolved Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Revolved Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Revolved Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Revolved Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Revolved Hand To Foot Pose Video
Standing Revolved Hand to Foot Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin standing in mountain pose.
Standing Revolved Hand to Foot Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Transfer your weight into your left foot and hug your right knee into your chest.
Standing Revolved Hand to Foot Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Take a hold of the outer right foot with your left hand.
Standing Revolved Hand to Foot Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Reach your right arm toward the back of the mat and slowly extend your right leg as long as is comfortable forward to the front of the mat. Use each inhale to lengthen through your spine and root through your foot, and each exhale to twist a bit more. Keep this breathing pattern for at least three deep breaths and then repeat on the other side.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Use a strap.

Tips

Not recommended for anyone with knee or ankle maladies.

Benefits

Strengthens and lengthens the lower body, especially helpful for opening the IT band. Improves balance and focus. Is alleged to alleviate symptoms of osteoporosis.

Modifications

To challenge your balance and deepen the pose, have your gaze point at your back hand.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Shoulders Exercises
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