Prasarita means expanded, spread, extended. Pada means a foot. The posture is where the legs are stretched intensely. Parsvottanasana details are provided to you by YogaIQ.
1 . Stand in Tadasana. (Step 1 )
2 . Breath in, place the hands on the waist and spread the legs apart 4 to 5 feet. (Step 2)
3. Stiffen the legs by drawing up the knee-caps. Breath out and place the palms on the floor in line with the shoulders in between the feet. (Step 3)
4. Breath in and raise the head up, keeping the back concave. (Side viewStep 4 and 5)
5. Breath Out, bend the elbows and rest the crown of the head on the floor. Here the hands are placed on the waist instead of on the floor (Step 6), or are folded at the back as if one is doing 'namaste' behind the back (step 7).
6. hold in the posture for half a minute, breathing deeply and steadily.
7. Breath in, raise the head from the floor and straighten the arms at the elbows. Hold the head well up by making the back concave as in step 4 (Step 3)
8. Breath out and stand as in position 2. (Step 2)
9. Jump back to Tadasana. (Step 1)
Daily practice of Prasarita Padottanasana 2 the hamstring and abductor muscles are fully developed, while blood is made to flow to the trunk and the head. Prasarita Padottanasana 2 increases digestive powers. Prasarita Padottanasana 2 help to reduce the body weight. Prasarita Padottanasana 2 is Yoga For Body Fat.