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Ecstatic Yoga Immersions
Analytics, Half Moon, Arda Chandrasana
Analytics: Half Moon, Arda Chandrasana
Benefits: Balance & Concentration
- Balance & concentration
- Strengthens quads, glutes, hamstrings, calves
- Builds core strength
- Joint stability
- Hip opener
- Hormonal balance
-Injury or recent surgery in arms, shoulders, rib cage,
spine, hamstrings, ankle, feet, hip.
- Neck issue do not twist to look up, keep head in align-
ment with spine.
- Knee to floor
- Hand to block
- Use chair (2 ways)
Foundation: One foot & same side hand.
- Keep hips & shoulders aligned (Stacked)
- Open chest
- Long spine
- Soft knees
- Shoulders relaxed
- Tail down
Begin; Warrior II
#1 With right foot forward bring your body weight and energy into the right foot.
#2 Inhale bend front leg slightly & lift back left leg while hinging forward
#3 Bring right hand to the earth 2 palms in front of the right foot
#4 Align hips and shoulders
#5 Extend left arm up turning head to gaze up to fingertips, keep head in alignment with spine.
Begin: Triangle (Left leg forward)
#1 Adjust left hand to be 2 palms in front of left foot
#2 Bring body weight and energy to the left foot
#3 Bend knees slightly while lifting back leg to parallel to floor
# 4 Extend right arm and fingers up
#5 Option to gaze up at extended fingertips
Bend standing leg as you bring other leg to the earth, releasing hands and come to standing.
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