Bharadvajasana (Posture of Bharadvaja)

Bharadvajasana

Bharadvajasana (Bharadvājāsana) Posture-of-Bharadvaja

Dṛṣṭi: pārśvadṛṣṭi = sidewards

From sitting.

Firstly bend the left leg and place the heel besides the left hip.

Inhale and bring up your right foot and place it on top of the left thigh.

Exhale and place your left hand under your right knee (palm down) with the fingers pointing under the knee and towards you.

Inhale and stretch the right arm around your back and exhale as you reach to hold the right foot.

Inhale and lift the chest and exhale twist around to your right.

Hold here for three to five breaths.

Exhale and release the pose.

Repeat on the other side.