- Improves breathing capacity by expending the chest.
- Helps in the treatment of a prolapsed or slipped disc.
- Relieves lower backache.
- Foundation: Press the feet firmly into the floor and activate the leg muscles to hug into the bones. Stretch and push down on the arms parallel to the floor.
- Primary Movement: Flexion in the front hip and knee. Extension in the back leg and arms.
- Breath: Inhale to lift the arms and extend the legs. Exhale to bend the front knee and come into the pose.