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Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana: Yoga School in Rishikesh

Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana

Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana

Meaning: Urdhva means upward, Mukha means face, while Paschimottanasana is composed by Paschim that means back body, Uttana means intense stretch, and Asana means pose.

Urdhva Mukha PaschimottanasanaStep by step method: to enter in this asana, start sitting in Dandasana, then lay down slowly. Inhale and reach the arms overhead. Exhale and lift straight the legs off the floor, lift the hips and bring the feet to the hands, grabbing the big toe or the sole. Inhale and straighten the spine. Exhale, curl in and roll forward to balance. Inhale as you find the balance, point and gaze upwards. …

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