Upavistha Konasana (Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend) – Overview
- Features: Upavistha Konasana (Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend), and related poses such as Padangustha Upavistha Konasana, Parsva Upavistha Konasana (Seated Side Stretch), Parivrtta Upavistha Konasana (Revolved Seated Angle) and Upavistha Konasana B (Upward Seated Wide Angle)
- Objective: Become knowledgeable about the pose and review detailed teaching considerations.
- Description: Explain the Sanskrit naming; contraindications and cautions; associated benefits and typical effects; instructions and cues for setting up and practicing the pose; variations to meet particular intentions and needs; and more teaching considerations.
“upavistha” = seated
“kona” = angle
Seated Angle or Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend
Upavistha Konasana B also known as:
Urdhva Upavistha Konasana (Upward Seated Wide Angle Pose), Utthita Upavistha Konasana (Extended Seated Wide Angle Pose), Upavistha Konasana Lift Up
Heart of Pose
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