Yoga Pose: Crescent Moon (Ashta Chandrāsana)
  • Crescent Moon

  • Ashta Chandrāsana

  • ashta = side
  • chandra = moon
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Standing / Lateral Bend
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    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.

  • Benefits:

    Stretches the rib cage, arms and torso. Tones the oblique muscles.