Purvottanasana - Reverse Plank Pose

David Procyshyn
Instructor David Procyshyn
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Purva literally means the east. It also means the whole front of the body, from the forehead to the toes. Uttana means an intense stretch. The Reverse Plank Pose strongly stretches the entire front of the body, while strengthening the arms, shoulders, glutes and core muscles and range of motion in the shoulders.

Pose Position: Sitting
Body Position: Backbends
Body Part: Core, Shoulders, Arms, Back

Muscle Groups

Upper Body: Pectoralis, Biceps, Erector Spinae, Abdominals
Lower Body: Feet