Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana - Standing Splits Pose

Fiji McAlpine
Instructor Fiji McAlpine
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Duration:
3
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58
Description: 

Urdhva means elevated or tending upwards; prasarita is stretched out; eka is one or single; pada is the foot or leg. Standing Splits Pose stretches the back of the legs and improves circulation in the abdominal organs. It requires flexibility, focus and steady balance.

Pose Position: Standing
Body Position: Foot Balances, Forward Bends
Body Part: Back, Hips, Legs

Muscle Groups

Upper Body: Erector Spinae
Lower Body: Hamstrings