Uttana Padasana (Intense Leg Pose)

Uttana Padasana

Uttana Padasana (Uttāna Pādāsana) = intense leg pose

Dṛṣṭi: bhrūmadhye = in the middle of the eye brows

From lying or from Matsyasana.

Lower the body down onto your forearms and lift your chest.

Inhale and lift your chest upwards. Place the top of the head on the floor or just off the floor.

Stay supported on your forearms or if your top of head is on the floor lift the feet off the floor also. Lengthening through the legs

Hold here for three to five breaths.

Release the posture immediately if you feel pulling or straining on your back.

Exhale as you release the posture and relax down