Yoga Pose: Scale (Tolāsana)

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  • Scale

  • Tolāsana

  • tola = scale
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Arm Balance and Inversion / Balancing
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    The palms press into the earth, supporting the weight of the body with the elbows straight. The legs are wrapped around the elbows, extended forward and hooked at the ankles with the feet lifted into the full expression of the pose. The ribcage is lifted. The gaze is forward.

  • Benefits:

    Strengthens arms and wrists. Improves focus and concentration. Opens flexibility of lower body.