Pose Tip – Anjaneyasana
This summer we took a family vacation to the coast of Oregon and I fell in love with Paddleboarding. Once I found my balance on the board, I attempted a couple of asanas. You don’t see my Tree Pose, because I ended up in the frigid water, but here I am in Anjanayasana, the Kneeling Lunge pose.
I adore how this pose stretches and strengthens the entire lower body, especially the psoas, and stretches the shoulders and abdominals. It can also be used as a gentle backbend, deepening awareness of the inhalation and stimulating the lungs. (Wendy Hagen)
STEP BY STEP
- From All 4’s, step Right foot forward between hands, aligning Right knee over Right heel.
- Stretch Left leg back.
- Lift torso upright and sweep arms to sides and up by ears
Extend tailbone down to pull belly back