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Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose) & Its Benefits

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Parivrtta Trikonasana .

This asana is a combination of a deep twist and forward bend.It teaches you that how to work work every part of your body.

You can learn about the parivrtta trikonasana(Revolved Triangle Pose)when you do any yoga course.

How To Do Parivrtta Trikonasana(Revolved Triangle):


Step 1:

Stand in tadasana.Take a three feet step backward with your right foot and turn it out at 25 degree to the side.Raise your arms parallel to the floor and reach them actively out to the sides shoulder blades wide and palm down.Put your left foot in 50-55 degree to the right and your right foot out to the right 90 degrees.The arch and heel must also be aligned.Firm your thighs outward,So that the centre of the right kneecap is in line with the center of the right ankle.

 Step 2:

Exhale as you hinge from the hips to bring your upper body parallel with the floor keep reaching the left arm forward lengthening the spine and the back of the neck.Place your left hand on the floor on the outside of your right leg.

Step 3:

Put your right hand onto your sacrum or lower back.Press firmly through your both legs.Move the right sit bone backwards.

Step 4:

Inhale and lengthen the spin and exhale twist to the right by putting your right shoulder over the left,raise the right arm.

Step 5:

Stay for 4-5 breaths keeping your leg strong and lower abdominal muscles engaged.From coming out of the parivrtta trikonasana pose exhale as you lower your right arm and come out of the twist.Bring your hands back to your hips and inhale to come up to standing.beginners should keep there head in a neutral position,looking straight forward,or turn your head look at the floor.You can stay 30 seconds to 1 minutes in this pose.Repeat this process for same length of time.


1.Increases flexibility in the shoulders and upper back.

2.This asana provides strength in legs,feet,abdominal musclesand ankles.

3.This asans facilitates movement in the abdominal organs and helping digestion.

Contraindications And Precautions:

Don”t do this asana if you have in injury in your back or spine.Then perform this asana only under experienced yoga teacher.
Don”t do this pose if you have any diseases under following:
Low blood pressure

Complementary poses:
Supta baddha konasana
Supta Virasana
Utthita Trikonasana
Utthita Parsvottanasana
Baddha Konasana
Prasarita padottanasana

Parivrtta trikonasana yog pose (Revolved Triangle Pose) is a style of hatha yoga.

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