Yoga Pose: Lunge on the Knee with Arm Extended Up

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  • Lunge on the Knee with Arm Extended Up

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

    From Lunge on the Knee, the arm corresponding to the bent knee extends to the sky as the torso rotates open. The palm is open out and the fingers are spread wide. The other arm (which is in the same plane as the top arm) remains on the inside of the thigh with the palm rooted to the earth for balance. The gaze is up towards the sky, unless it hurts your neck, then take the gaze to the earth.

  • Benefits:

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