NATARAJASANA

LORD OF THE DANCE POSE


NATARAJASANA - LORD OF THE DANCE POSE

 

Lord of the Dance Pose Natarajasana

 

Lord of the Dance Pose-Natarajasana-This advanced  balancing pose, stretches the shoulders and chest, stretches the thighs, groins, and abdomen, strengthens the legs and ankles, improves balance.

The Lord of the Dance Pose is one of the more complicated standing backbends in yoga. To fully realize the form, you must be extremely flexible and able to move your body in such a way that your arm can reach over your back for your hand to hold your foot. The flexibility of each individual determines the advancement of this posture.

Benefits: Stretches the shoulders and chest, stretches the thighs, groins, and abdomen, strengthens the legs and ankles, improves balance.

Anatomical Focus: Knees, ankles, abdomen, pelvis, groins, chest, shoulders, spine, kidneys, lungs.

Contraindications and Cautions: Ankle Injury, lower back injury, arm surgery or severe pain, knee injury, tennis elbow, lower, ankle injury.


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