Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Natarajasana(Lord of the Dance Pose)

  • This is the Lord of the Dance pose named for Lord Shiva.
  • Start in Tadasana. Inhale and lift your left leg, bent at the knee, towards your left buttock.
  • Grasp your left foot with your left hand and lift the left leg up until the thigh is parallel to the floor.
  • Bend the torso forward and reach your right hand out until it is parallel to the floor.
  • Stay here breathing easily for thirty seconds.
  • Then release the pose and relax.


  • People who suffer from a weak heart, high blood
  • pressure, back problems, hernia, colitis, peptic or
  • duodenal ulcers, or vertigo should not practice this asana.


  • Strengthens the back, shoulders, arms, hips and legs. It helps
  • develop a sense of balance and coordination and improves concentration.

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