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Hasta Utthanasana- Raised Arms Pose

By Prana Yoga | In All Yoga Postures, Back Bends, Standing Postures | on June 9, 2014

This posture also comes in Surya Namaskar of Hatha Yoga.

Hasta-Utthanasana-Raised-Arms-Pose

Steps:

  • Start with feet together and hands by the sides of the body (Samasthiti)
  • Inhale, raise and stretch both arms above the head keeping them shoulder width apart.
  • Bend the head, arms and the upper trunk slightly backwards.
  • Stay here for a few breaths, exhale and come back to Samasthiti.

Benefits:

  • Expands the chest.
  • Stretches the back and shoulders.
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