Yoga Pose: One Legged Wind Removing (Eka Pāda Pavanamuktāsana)

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  • One Legged Wind Removing

  • Eka Pāda Pavanamuktāsana

  • eka = one
  • pāda = foot or leg
  • pavana = wind
  • mukta = releasing
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Supine / Forward Bend
  • Difficulty:
  • Description:

    From a supine position lying on your back, pull one knee into the chest with the hands clasped around the bent knee to the level of pressure desired (gas trapped in the large intestine may be released in this asana). The other leg is extended straight and the gaze is natural and forward.

  • Benefits:

    Releases gas trapped in large intestine. Stretches the cervical spine (neck). Improves the digestion system. Aides in elimination.