Yoga Pose: Revolved Chair (Parivṛtta Utkaṭāsana)

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  • Revolved Chair

  • Parivṛtta Utkaṭāsana

  • parivṛtta = revolved
  • utkaṭa = fierce
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Standing / Twist
  • Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Description:

    From Chair with Prayer Hands, the upper body twists to one side with the heart opening towards the sky. The bottom elbow is on the outside of the opposite knee and the upper elbow reaches towards the sky. Gaze is towards the sky or to the earth if the neck is sensitive.

  • Benefits:

    Stretches the lower back. Increases the flexibility of the spine and back. Stretches the shoulders. Challenges the balance. Powerful detoxification of toxic food, drink, thoughts, etc.