Extended Triangle Pose (Utthita Hasta Padangustasana)

Yoga is a regular practice to strengthen your various body parts like arms, neck, back, elbows, abdominal, spines, ankles etc. It takes time to experience yoga benefits, you have to be regular and don’t forget to practice correct yoga postures for taking maximum benefits from different yoga postures. The main objective of practicing yoga postures is to reduce extra stress and tension. In this article, we will discuss about Extended Triangle Pose (Utthita Hasta Padangustasana) step by step.

Step by step guide for Extended Triangle Pose (Utthita Hasta Padangustasana)

  • Extended Triangle Pose starts with Mountain pose by keeping your feet slight apart and erect. Now lift up your left knee towards belly.
  • Now stretch your left arm and cross it over the front ankle and hold your left foot with your arm. In case you are facing any difficulty then keep your hand around the left sole. Keep practicing this step several times for proper yoga posture.
  • Now balance the weight at standing leg and press the outer thigh inwards. Inhale slowly and extend your left leg forward. Keep your knees straight as much as possible. If you are flexible then swing the leg outside. Breathe properly that demands for concentration. Proper breathing helps you in balancing out your weight and body system.
  • Hold the position for 30 seconds and swing the leg back to centre position. When you are lowering down the foot, exhale slowly. Repeat the same steps with other leg also with same length of time.