Yoga Pose: Lunge on the Knee with Hands on the Inside of the Leg
  • Lunge on the Knee with Hands on the Inside of the Leg

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

    From Downward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Śvānāsana) pose, step your foot between your hands to a lunge position. The back knee is down. The arms are straight and positioned on the inside of the front leg. The palms of the hands are pushing the ground away from the body. Straight line of energy is maintained throughout the spine. If a deeper stretch is desired, both forearms may be brought down to the floor and a block may be used for modification.

  • Benefits:

    Opens hips and hip flexors. Works the quadriceps and lubricates the joints. Increases flexibility.