Utthita Hasta Padangustasana

Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe Pose
Utthita Hasta Padangustasana

  • Reach with your left arm the outside of your left foot.
  • If your hamstrings are tight, hold a strap looped around the left sole.
  • Firm the front thigh muscles of the standing leg, and press the outer thigh inward.
  • Inhale and extend the left leg forward. Straighten the knee as much as possible. Once you are steady, move the leg out to the side. Upper back

The Benefits
Strengthens the legs and ankles
Stretches the backs of the legs
Improves sense of balance