Yoga Pose: Lunge on the Knee

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  • Lunge on the Knee

  • Category:
    Arm and Leg Support / Balancing
  • Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Description:

    The front knee is bent in a 90-degree angle directly above the ankle and the back knee is resting on the earth with the top of the back foot pressed firmly into the earth. The hips are squared and pressed forward. The inner thighs scissor towards each other. The pelvis is tucked under to protect. The ribcage is lifted. The arms are on either side of the front foot for balance. The gaze is forward.

  • Benefits:

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