Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana)

Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana) is taken as one of the most difficult and challenging yoga poses. As a beginner, you could try this pose with several variations. In proper position, it looks very much similar to half frog pose. This pose is excellent for intermediate yoga practitioners. It is a nice idea to practice Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana) under trained yoga expert. The main objective of frog position is to add flexibility and strength.  As a beginner, you have to be extra cautious and relaxed.

Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana) strengthens your back muscles and helps to improve body posture. It also stretches your hips and leg muscles. It works wonderful for knee joints and abdominal organs. It also stretches your throat, ankles, thighs and chest.

Step by step guide to Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana)

  • Lie on your stomach and press your arms against floor. Now raise your head and torso. Bend your right knee and move your heel towards right buttock.
  • Take your right hand back and hold your toe fingers. Your elbow should face the ceiling. Try to maintain your body weight on to foot. If you are feeling some awkward pain then you have to be extra careful.
  • Also adjust your shoulders and try to keep them even. Hold the position for up to 60 seconds and repeat the same procedure with other foot. You may also enjoy several therapeutic benefits with Half Frog yoga Pose (Ardha Bhekasana).