Yoga Pose: Revolved Half Moon (Parivṛtta Ardha Chandrāsana)

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  • Revolved Half Moon

  • Parivṛtta Ardha Chandrāsana

  • parivṛtta = revolved
  • ardha = half
  • candra = moon
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Standing / Twist
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    From Half Moon (Ardha Chandrāsana), slowly bring the top hand down to replace the bottom hand. On the next inhalation, bring the opposite hand to the sky, twist the pelvis to the opposite side and stack the shoulders on top of each other. Gaze is towards the sky and if not possible, gaze is downwards.

  • Benefits:

    Strengthens the abdomen, ankles, thighs, buttocks and spine. Stretches the groins, hamstrings, calves, shoulders, chest and spine. Improves coordination and sense of balance.