Padahastasana – Hand To Foot Pose

Padahastasana – Hand To Foot Pose

Step 1: Stand straight with feet 2 inches apart.

Step 2: Inhale slowly and raise the arms up.

Step 3: Stretch up the body from the waist.

Step 4: Exhale and bend forward until both palms rest on the ground.

Step 5: Maintain this final posture for 10-30
seconds with normal breathing.

Step 6: Now inhale, come up slowly to the upright position and stretch the arms straight above the head.

Step 7: Exhale, slowly return to the starting position in the reverse order.
  • It makes the body very flexible.
  • It stretches the back and leg muscles.
  • It helps to eliminate excess belly fat.
  • It massages the digestive organs.
  • It alleviates flatulence, constipation, and indigestion.
  • It makes the spine flexible and tones the nerves.
  • People suffering from severe back pain, high blood pressure, heart problems, knee problems, glucoma, myopia, vertigo, sciatica or abdominal hernia should not practice this asana.
  • It is also not advised for pregnant women especially during the second or third trimester.