Starting Position:
Lie on the side

on the balance of the body

coordinated with movement and held in the position

2 times on each side

Lie on the right side. The arms are stretched above the head with palms together. The head remains between the arms. The legs lie on top of each other. >Inhaling raise the left leg, keeping it straight and take hold of the big toe with the left hand. If it is not possible to keep the leg straight, then take hold of the ankle or the calf. >Holding the breath remain in this position and look at a fixed point in front to assist with balance. >Exhaling lower the leg.

Repeat the exercise on other side.

Regulates kidney and female reproductive function. Improves hip mobility and stretches the muscles along the back of the legs. Develops the ability to concentrate and balance.

Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Support Renal Activity
Asanas and Exercises to Improve Circulation and Stimulate the Lower Abdominal Organs