How to Do Natarajasana the Dancer Pose

How to Do the Dancer Pose

The Dancer Pose

The Dancer Pose takes its name and inspiration from the Hindu god Shiva’s divine jig. This Pose strengthens the spine, shoulders, buttocks, and groins. In addition, it is excellent to flex and strengthen the hamstrings and calves. If you want to tone your abdomen, the dancer’s posture is ideal. In short, this position allows improving body position, balance, and resistance, in addition to calming the brain.

  • The Dancer Pose will help you stretch the shoulders, chest, thighs, groin, and abdomen. It will Strengthen the legs and ankles. Lastly, it will improve your balance.

The Dancer Pose Step by Step:

  • Start standing in Tadasana.
  • Look forward and stare at one point.
  • Breathe deeply and center the mind.
  • Bend the right leg back and grab the right foot with the right hand.
  • With the right arm, gently lift the right foot.
  • Raise the left arm and stretch it forward.
  • Raise your right foot a bit more to reduce the inclination of your body.
  • Breathe evenly and hold for 20 to 30 seconds.
  • Exhale and lower your arms and leg.
  • Repeat standing on the right leg.


  • It is not recommended for those who suffer problems with low blood pressure or high blood pressure. Neither for those who have frequent headache problems.

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