High Lunge – Utthita Ashwa Sanchalanasana

Utthita= Raised
Ashwa Sanchalan= Horse Riding
Asana= Posture

How to do

-Front knee over front ankle
-Back leg is straight with heel pressing towards the earth
-Hips square to front of space
-Equal pressure on front and back feet
-Arms can be up, forward or in front of your heart (Anjali Mudra)

Benefits

– Strengthens the quadriceps and gluteus muscles
– Stretches the psoas and hips
– Relieves sciatica pain
– Develops stamina and endurance in your thighs, your balance, concentration and core awareness

Contraindications

-Recent or chronic injury to the hips, knees, or back

Flamingo Pose - Asana
Low Lunge- Anjaneyasna