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

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  • Extended Supine Hand to Toe

  • Utthita Supta Hasta Pādāṅguṣṭhāsana

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

    From Supine Hand to Toe (Supta Hasta Pādāṅguṣṭhāsana) pose, drop the extended leg to one side, opening the hip. Keep the knee straight and if necessary use a strap. Place the opposite hand on the pelvic bone to prevent the glut from lifting off the floor. Keep the gluts grounded.

  • Benefits:

    Opens the hips and groins. Stretches the hamstrings, IT bands and legs