Exercise-88: Dynamic paschimottanasana

  • Lie flat on the floor with the arms stretched behind the head.
  • Relax the whole body.
  • Slowly raise the trunk to the sitting position, keeping the arms above the head.
  • Bend forward into paschimottanasana. .
  • Hold for a short time and then return to the sitting position.
  • Return to the supine position.
  • Practice a maximum of 10 times.


  • Breathe normally in the supine position.
  • Inhale while rising to the sitting posture.
  • Exhale while bending into paschimottanasana.
  • Retain your breath outside while in paschimottanasana.
  • Inhale while returning to the supine pose.

On the movement of the body or the breath.

  • Loosens up the whole body.
  • Gives the same benefits as paschimottanasana, though at a reduced level.



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