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Pose of the Week: Lateral Seated Angle

LATERAL SEATED ANGLE
parsva upavistha konasana

SHAPE POSE
(from seated angle)
Hold right foot with hands, fold over right leg, place chin on shin (more doable: place hands on either side of right leg, straighten arms, look straight ahead).

SAFETY PREP
Tone thighs, tighten kneecaps, firm hamstrings.
Make thighs heaviest part of pose.

SAFETY POSE
Press hands, foot together.
Tone, turn abdomen to right.
Do not let right leg tilt in or out.

REFINEMENT POSE
Stretch spine.
Extend elbows out.

Repeat on the second side.

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