Utthita Parsvakonasana aims to stretch your spine, chest and waist and tones your legs and knees. If the Sanskrit name sounds unfamiliar to you, let us explain its meaning. Utthita means extended, parsva stands for side and kona can be translated as angle. In English, we call it Extended Side Angle Pose.
Here we have listed the correct approach and aligned instructions for you:
This posture should be avoided in case of knee or hip injuries.
To be sure that you practice an asana correctly, we recommend participating in our Yoga Teacher Training Program.