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Parivrtta Utkatasana - Revolved Chair Pose


Its Sanskrit name comes from three words:
“Parivrtta” — meaning “revolved”
“Utkata” — meaning “powerful” or “fierce”
“Asana” — meaning “pose”
Benefits : Strengthen the hips, calf and thigh muscles
Chest and shoulder opener
helps with detoxification, which improves your overall health
Tones your thighs, buttocks, and hips.
It is also helpful for improving balance, posture, endurance, and confidence.

Women who are pregnant should also avoid this pose.
Note: If you’re having trouble balancing, stand with your feet hip-distance apart. Work toward standing with your feet together and pressing your thighs firmly against each other.
Avoid doing this asana. Read this section carefully before you do it.
People suffering from Knee injuries,Lower back weakness or strain should not practise this posture.

How to do this asana:

In standing position, keep feet and knees together.Bend knees, lower hips.Bring hands to prayer at heart.Twist to the right, placing left elbow outside right knee.Press thumbs to sternum, opening chest and deepen twist.Remain steady in this position.


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