Yoga Pose: Revolved Crescent Lunge (Parivṛtta Aṅjaneyāsana)

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  • Revolved Crescent Lunge

  • Parivṛtta Aṅjaneyāsana

  • parivṛtta = revolved
  • aṅjaneya = praise
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Standing / Twist
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    From Crescent Lunge with Prayer Hands, slowly twist the spine to one side, hooking the elbow outside of the knee. Stack the shoulders on top of each other, keep the heart open and gaze up towards the sky. On the inhale, elongate the spine and on the exhale take the twist slightly deeper.

  • Benefits:

    Lengthens and stretches the spine. Creates flexibility in the rib cage. Stimulates the internal abdominal organs and kidneys.