Ardha Chandrasana

Ardha Chandrasana
Ardha Chandrasana

Ardha Chandrasana

  1. Stand in Tadasana

  2. Inhale and place your feet 3-4 ft apart and extend arms to the side with palms facing down

  3. Turn your left foot to 90 degrees parallel to the edge of the mat and the right foot to about 15 degrees .

  4. The left heel must be in line with the arch of the left foot

  5. Bend the left knee and place the left hand on the ground 1 ft away from the toes , transferring the weight to the left foot . The right hand goes up .

  6. Straighten the left leg, lifting the right leg to get it parallel to the floor

  7. Look forward to avoid neck strain and hold for 20-30 sec.

  8. Repeat on the other side

  9. Practice against the wall for easier balance

  10. You can also place the lifted leg on a window ledge making sure that it is in line with your hip

Benefits –

  1. Improves balance

  2. Strengthens legs

  3. Helps in proper alignment of the spine

  4. Regular practice will improve concentration

Ardhachandrasana
Ardhachandrasana

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