Yoga Pose: Mountain with Arms Up (Tāḍāsana)

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  • Mountain with Arms Up

  • Tāḍāsana

  • tāḍa = mountain
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Standing / Backbend
  • Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Description:

    From Mountain (Tāḍāsana), the arms are lifted up toward the sky with the elbows straight and the biceps by the ears. The palms are open and face each other with the fingers spread wide. The pelvis is tucked. The ribcage is lifted. The gaze is toward the sky.

  • Benefits:

    Improves posture. Strengthens thighs, knees, and ankles. Firms abdomen and buttocks. Relieves sciatica. Reduces flat feet.