One Legged Wheel
Eka Pāda Ūrdhva Dhanurāsana
- eka = one
- pāda = foot or leg
- ūrdhva = upward
- dhanu = bow
- āsana = posture
Alt. Name:One Legged Upward Bow
Category:Arm and Leg Support / Balancing
From Wheel (Ūrdhva Dhanurāsana), extend one leg straight up to the sky with active toes. The gaze is forward.
Strengthens the arms, wrists, legs, buttocks, abs, and spine. Stimulates the thyroid and pituitary. Increases energy and counteracts depression. Therapeutic for asthma, back pain, infertility, and osteoporosis.