- ashta = side
- chandra = moon
- āsana = posture
Category:Standing / Lateral Bend
From Mountain (Tāḍāsana) pose, on the inhalation bring the hands up and interlace the fingers together. Exhale, bend to one side, lengthening the opposite of the rib cage and stretch.
Stretches the rib cage, arms and torso. Tones the oblique muscles.