Yoga Pose: Lunge with Arm Extended Up

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  • Lunge with Arm Extended Up

  • Category:
    Arm and Leg Support / Twist
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    From Lunge, extend the arm (on the side of the body that correlates to the bent knee) to the sky with fingers spread wide. The other arm remains on the inside or the outside of the thigh (depending upon your flexibility). The bottom palm is rooted to the earth for support. Gaze is towards the sky or towards the earth if your neck is sensitive.

  • Benefits:

    Creates flexible strength. Promotes stability in the front and back of the torso. Tones the lower body. Opens the shoulders.