Position 4 – Inhale

Equestrian Pose

Ashwa Sanchalanasana

  • Extend the right leg back and lower the knee to the floor.
  • Keep the left foot between the hands, ensure the left shin is at a 90 degree angle with the floor.
  • Press the pelvis down and lengthen the spine.
  • Draw the shoulder blades together slightly to open the chest.
  • Keep the head in line with the spine and direct the gaze ahead.

  • Inhale while stepping the foot back.

  • Balance and smoothness of the movement.
  • Synchronization of movement and breath.
  • Eyebrow centre.
  • Ajna chakra.

  • Knee problems.
  • Injured ankles.

  • Tones the abdominal organs.
  • Stretches the lower back.
  • Strengthens the hips, legs, ankles and feet.
  • Induces balance in the nervous system.

  • Om Bherundayai Namaha, salutations to the one who is ferocious.