February - Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend Pose

P R A S A R I T A   P A D O T T A N A S A N A

(pra·sa·REE·tah pah·doh·tahn·AHS·anna) 

prasarita - stretched out, expanded, spread, with outstretched limbs pada - foot  ut - intense   tan - to stretch or exten   asana - posture, pose or seat (all poses end with this)

Sanskrit is a classical Indian language, it is the language of yoga. Sometimes you may hear a yoga teacher referring to poses and practices by their sanskrit names. Understanding these names can give us deeper insight into the poses and life philosophies of yoga and a greater awareness of what the originators of this practice meant.


  • Strengthens Legs and Back Muscles
  • Stretches Legs, Buttocks and Back
  • Decongests Abdominal Organs, Stimulates Circulation and Digestion
  • Relieves Headache and Sinusitis
  • Eases Stress, Anxiety and Mild Depression



  • Recent or Chronic Leg or Back Injury, Inflammation or pain
  • Inflammation, Injury or Disease of the Eyes or Ears
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