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Baddha Hasta Utthita Stiti Shalabhasana
Baddha Hasta Utthita Stiti Shalabhasana is an Asanas. It is translated as Bound Hands Rising Standing Locust Pose from Sanskrit. the name of this pose comes from "baddha" meaning "bound", "hasta" meaning "hand", "utthita" meaning "extended", "sitit" meaning "standing", "shalabha" meaning "locust", and "asana" meaning "posture" or "seat". This pose is a variation of Salabhasana in a standing position in Tadasana.
- While the arms are stretched behind with interlocked fingers, exhale and stretch them deeper downwards while keeping them close to your body.
- Here throw the neck back in a back bend while the chest is facing the sky or the ceiling.
- Remain here in Hands Bound Rising Locust Pose for about 2-3 breaths and tighten the chest and the belly.
- It opens the front shoulder head and the chest muscles. It promotes spinal flexibility.
- Be careful while doing this pose if you have any spinal or shoulder injuries
- if you have any spinal or shoulder injuries then avoid this pose.
Initial practice notes
Beginners can use props leke chair, although Baddha Hasta Utthita Stiti Shalabhasana is not a tough Asana. Beginners may use a wedge/bolster to your back for maintaining body balance during performing this Asana.