Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

This is the one leg folded forward bend. Sit on the floor with your legs stretched out in front of you. Bend the right knee and move it so that it is resting by the side of the right hip. The toes are pointing backwards and the inner right calf will touch the outer right thigh. Put the weight on the bent knee and tilt the body in this position. Now reach your hands upwards and then bend the trunk forward from the hips. Try and place the forehead, then mouth then chin on the left knee. Simultaneously, reach for the left foot with both hands. Stay here for about thirty seconds breathing easily. Then slowly relax out of the pose and repeat it on the other side.

Precaution:  who having back problem concern should avoid this pose.

Benefits: good for persons suffering from dropped arches and flat feet. Cures sprains in the ankle and the knee, tones the abdominal removes sluggishness.

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