Eka pada padmottanasana

By on July 27, 2018

Exercise-97: Eka pada padmottanasana (The leg raised to head pose)

  • Sit with the legs stretched forward.
  • Bend the left leg and place the foot flat on the ground in front of the left hip.
  • Fold the right leg keeping the knee flat on ground, and place the right heel under the perineum.
  • Interlock the-fingers under the left foot.
  • Raise the left foot and straighten the knee.
  • Bring the knee up to the nose and keep the leg straight.
  • Stretch each leg a maximum of 5 times.


  • Inhale while seated.
  • Retain your breath while raising and lowering the leg.
  • Exhale when seated.

Not for persons with any back ailment.
Makes hamstring muscles and hip joints flexible.



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