Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II

Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II : Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Start in Adho Mukha Svanasana, fingers shoulder width apart. Move your left-foot far forward, past the beyond your left arm, and put it on the ground well before your hand.
    Sage Koundinya II

    Sage Koundinya II

  2. Bend your knee and twist your torso for the right, dropping the entire left side of the core along with the left neck as little as possible on your inner left leg. Pressing on your thigh toward your core, slip your left upper arm and neck in terms of you can underneath the back of the thigh above the knee. Location the rear of your thigh as high up as possible on the arm.
  3. If you can’t wander the base any farther forward without training it off a floor, extend the leg as much as you’ll be able to, strongly attaining the foot forward and out for the left side.
  4. And soon you could raise your back leg twisting both arms, transfer your weight far forward between your hands,. Raise clearly until that knee is similar towards the floor; then, maintaining the knee extensive, press straight back through the ball of the base.
  5. Carry your chest until your body is similar towards the ground, pressing clearly down throughout your internal arms to help maintain this location.
  6. Lift your head and look forward, temple comfortable and keeping your eyes. Breathe smoothly. Hold the pose for 20 seconds or longer , then step back in Adho Mukha Svanasana. Repeat it about the other side for the same period of time.

Sage Koundinya II Pose Information

Sanskrit Name of Sage Koundinya II Pose

Eka Pada Koundinyanasana II

Sage Koundinya II Pose Level


Contraindications and Cautions

  • Any wrist or lower back injury

Preparatory Poses

  • Supta Padangusthasana
  • Chaturanga Dandasana
  • Upavistha Konasana

Follow-up Poses of Sage Koundinya II

  • Uttanasana
  • Adho Mukha Svanasana

Sage Koundinya II Beginner’s Tip

Support one or both of your legs on a bolster and/or chair seat to secure your balance.

Benefits of Sage Koundinya II

  • Strengthens the arms and wrists
  • Tones the belly and spine

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