Utthanpadasana is an Indian translation for Raised
Legs Pose. This asana has two variations. You can learn this
asana as below:
Get in the primary pose of Shavasana with the palms flat on the floor.
- Keep your body straight and eyes open.
Keep your ankle straight and the heel in contact with the floor.
- Now mentally prepare yourself for the exercise.
- Inhale deep and slow while raising your right leg at the comfort level.
- Keep your knees and the other leg straight.
Stretch you right toe backward.
Hold on for 5 seconds, count mentally and retain the breath.
- Now exhale slowly and bring down the leg easy on the floor.
- This is the first cycle of exercise.
- Do it ten times alternately with each leg.
Move the leg upward and downward along with the breath, if possible.
- Inhale when you raise the leg.
- Hold the posture and the breath.
- Exhale when you lower the leg.
- Tones up the thigh muscle and make them taut.
Strengthens the digestive system, hip, pelvic, and the
- Helps correct prolapse.
- Knocks out unnecessary fat from the waist zone.
Moderates the hip elasticity among those women who has
just delivered a baby.
Beneficial for players helping them in maintaining their
- High blood pressure.
- Peptic ulcer.
- Abdominal surgery.
- 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy.