The Benefits of Astavakrasana (Eight Angle Pose)
February 19, 2015
Astavakrasana or Eight-Angle Pose is one of the advanced arm balance poses in yoga. The meaning of ‘asta’ in Sanskrit is eight and ‘vakra’ is curved or bent. It is an excellent way to develop your stability and equilibrium, while strengthening the wrists and arms.
- Strengthens the wrists, arms and shoulders
- Tones the abdominals
- Tones the inner thighs
- Improves sense of balance
- Helps supply blood to the spine and helps to eliminate toxins.
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