March - Sugarcane Pose

A R D H A   C H A N D R A   C H A P A S A N A

ardha - half   chandra - moon or luminous   chandrasana - sugarcane   asana = posture, pose or seat (all poses end with this)


Focus on the exhalation and grounding down the four corners of the bottom foot for stability. If you are a beginner, or would benefit from more support, you can take a block, or anything about 3-4 inches high to give the torso more be parallel to the ground underneath the bottom hand.

Peak Form: 5 steps to Ardha Chandra Chapasana


    • Improves core strength and balance
    • Stretches quadriceps and hamstrings
    • Opens hips
    • Lengthens the spine with a gentle twist
    • Energizes
    • Aids in focus and stability
    • Grounding
    • Strengthens back



    • Keep a microbend in the bottom leg so as to not lock out the knee cap, but engaging and strengthen the muscles around the knee joints. 
    • Keep the top foot flexed to reduce ankle pain if you experience ankle injury
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