Yoga Pose: Supine Hand to Toe (Supta Hasta Pādāṅguṣṭhāsana)

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  • Supine Hand to Toe

  • Supta Hasta Pādāṅguṣṭhāsana

  • supta = supine
  • hasta = hand
  • pādāṅguṣṭha = big toe
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Supine / Neutral
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    In supine position, raise one leg to the sky. Using the hand from the same side, catch the toes to bring the knee closer to the chest, straightening the knee. Make sure the gluts and the other legs are rested on the floor. If the hand cannot reach the toes, use a strap.

  • Benefits:

    Stretches the hamstrings and strengthens the leg.