One leg raised to head pose

Eka Padottanasana

  • Sit in the Seated Base Position (Prarambhik Sthiti).
  • Bend the right knee and position the sole of the foot on the inside of the left thigh.
  • Bend the left leg and place the foot on the floor in front of the left buttock.
  • Raise the left foot and interlock the fingers underneath.
  • Draw the left knee towards the abdomen.
  • Keep the spine long and gradually straighten the leg to the ceiling.
  • Hold the pose for as long as comfortable then release by bending the knee and lowering the foot to the floor.
  • Practice up to 5 times with this leg and repeat up to 5 times with the other leg.

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