Natarajasana - Dancer's Pose

Fiji McAlpine
Instructor Fiji McAlpine
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Natarajasana - Nata is a dancer; raja is a lord or king. Fiji takes you through a few versions of the dancer's pose that are progressively more difficult, finishing with full Natarajasana. This pose requires a significant amount of flexilbility in the hip flexors and spine, as well as an unwavering sense of balance.

Pose Position: Standing
Body Position: Foot Balances, Backbends
Body Part: Core, Back, Legs

Muscle Groups

Lower Body: Psoas, Quadriceps


dukegal1213 10 months ago

This is a pose that I am very new to, so I was looking for specific instruction on how to best do it safely, and specifically, the best way to hold the foot. This was very helpful. Thank you!