Twisting Lunge – Parivrtta Anjaneyasana

Parivrtta = Revolved
Anjaney = Crescent Moon
Asana = Posture

How to do

-Lower hand is directly under shoulder
-Stack skyward arm on top
-Lengthen out through the crown of head
-Press out through back heal
-Front knee directly over front ankle

Benefits

-Improve balance
-Improve digestion
-Increase stamina
-Stimulate the abdominal organs
-Help in stretching the shoulders, lungs, chest, spine, and groins
-Help in strengthening and stretching the ankles, knees, and legs

Contraindications

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

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