Position 10 – Inhale

Equestrian Pose

Ashwa Sanchalanasana

  • Step forward with the left foot, bend the knee and position the foot between the hands.
  • Simultaneously lower the right knee to the floor.
  • Keep the left foot between the hands and lunge forward.
  • Press the pelvis down and extend the body up and back as far as is comfortable.
  • Lift the palms from the floor and come up onto the fingertips.
  • Draw the shoulder blades together slightly to open in the chest.
  • Engage the neck muscles and lift the chin and gaze up.

  • Inhale while stepping the foot forward.

  • 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 Nityayai Namaha, salutations to the one who is eternal.

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