The Crescent Moon Pose
The Chandrasana is simply to lean to the side as much as possible from an initial position called Tadasana.
It is normal to make a few rebounds to try to get further, further down.
- You strengthen your legs and arms. It is a good posture for the back, which becomes more flexible and you can make more complex movements without noticing more difficulty.
- It helps you Stretch your hip, spine, align your posture, it helps you start your yoga session and breathe more deeply.
Crescent Moon Pose Step by Step:
- Mountain Pose: Stand at the front of your mat with your feet hip-width apart and your weight evenly distributed between them, your spine erect, and your arms at your sides.
- Raise arms: Inhale, raising your arms out to your sides and up and over your head, pressing your palms together.
- Shift hips & arch torso: Shift your hips to left while arching your torso and arms to the right. Your body should make a crescent shape from hands to feet.
- Hold pose: Hold the pose for several comfortable breaths.
- Release pose: Release by straightening your spine and returning to an erect position, arms still overhead.
- Repeat pose: Repeat the bend on the other side, holding the same number of breaths.
- Release pose: Release by straightening your spine, returning to an erect position, and lowering your arms.
- Breathe steadily and smoothly.
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