• Stand erect with feet 2 to 3 feet apart.
  • Extend the arms horizontally to the sides.
  • Bend the body at the hips to form a right angle.
  • Look forward.
  • Swivel the trunk and touch the right toes with the left hand.
  • Watch the straight arm with the palm facing right.
  • Swivel the trunk and assume a similar position on the other side.
  • Center the trunk, return to the erect position and lower the arms.
  • Practice each stage 5 times.


  • Inhale while raising the arms and the trunk.
  • Retain while swiveling.
  • Exhale while bending the trunk and lowering the arms.



Benefits for all variations-

  • Stimulates the nervous system and relieves nervous depression.
  • Stimulates the appetite, improves digestion and removes constipation.
  • Massages the spinal nerves, muscles of the lower back and abdominal organs.



Standing and Bending Asanas are good for our health

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