Revolved Goddess Pose or Parivrtta Utkata Konasana is a standing posture which is a twisted variation of goddess pose. This posture combines the lower body strengthening benefits of goddess pose with the abdominal stimulation of a twist and additional opening and release of tension from the upper body. It requires both strength and flexibility to keep the body stable while the torso twists.
From goddess pose, the hands are brought onto the thighs with the fingers pointed inward. The left shoulder is brought toward the midline, and the right toward the ceiling, rotating the torso. The shoulder blades should remain drawn together as the gaze is taken over the right shoulder. The posture can be held for around five breaths before being repeated on the opposite side.
- By Type: Chest Opening Yoga Poses, Flexibility Yoga Poses, Hip Opening Yoga Poses, Shoulder Opening Yoga Poses, Strengthening Yoga Poses
- Body Position: Forward Bend Yoga Poses, Standing Yoga Poses, Twist Yoga Poses
- Difficulty: Intermediate
- By Benefit: Yoga Poses For Digestion, Yoga Poses For Stress Relief
Benefits and Contraindications
Fills with energy
Opens your hips and strengthens your psoas muscles
Stimulates digestive system
Enhances the functioning of organs in the thorax and improves respiration
Hip, ankle and knee injuries
Recent abdominal surgery
Photo poses in different angles
- Goddess Pose
- Revolved Goddess Pose With Hands In Prayer Position
- Revolved Goddess Pose With Eagle Arms
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