Revolved Side Angle

Benefits

  • Strengthens the feet, ankles, legs, hips and glutes.
  • Stretches the calves, hamstrings, hips, abs, obliques, chest and neck.
  • Increases spinal mobility.
  • Improves balance.
  • Enhances focus and concentration.

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Balance
  • Twist
  • Hip Opener

Yoga 15 Series

Instructions

  • From Low Lunge, bring your palms together at your chest.
  • Twist to the left and hook your right elbow outside your left thigh keeping your palms together at the centre of your chest.
  • Tuck your back toes and lift your right knee off the mat.
  • Hold the pose for 5 deep breaths, in and out through your nose.
  • Take a deep breath in. Exhale, come back to Low Lunge and switch sides. 

Contraindications

  • Avoid this pose if you have a shoulder, back, hip or knee injury.