Uttana Padma Mayurasana – Uttana means an intense stretch; Padma is a lotus and Mayura a peacock.

Uttana Padma Mayurasana

Technique for Uttana Padma Mayurasana

  1. Do Urdhva Padmasana in Sarvangasana.
  2. Gradually stretch the thighs back until the knees rest on the floor forming a bridge over the hands.
  3. Stay in this position for 10 to 15 seconds with normal breathing.
  4. Exhale, come back to Urdhva Padmasana.
  5. Uncross the legs, return to Salamba Sarvangasana and repeat the pose by first placing the left foot over the right thigh and then the right foot over the left thigh. Stay for an equal length of time in all these positions as in the earlier ones.
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