Parsvottanasana – Intense Side Stretch Pose

Outline: This video tutorial introduces the fundamental standing pose Parsvottanasana. You will learn how to lengthen the muscles at the backs of the legs without putting strain on your spine. Techniques for performing the pose without collapsing your chest are explored. Learn the hip rotation and foot placement fundamental to this asana.

Benefits: Improved hamstring flexibility, increased ankle and spine mobility, enhanced overall body awareness.

Equipment: Mat, 2 blocks

Level: Beginner

Duration: 10 min

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