Upward Hand Pose, Palm Tree Pose, or Urdhva Hastasana in Sanskrit, is considered a base pose as Urdhva Hastasana variations can be derived from this pose. Upward Hand Pos helps boost energy in the body and hence can be included in flow yoga sequences. This pose is considered a warm-up yoga pose to prepare the body for more intense yoga poses or yoga flows.
Benefits and Contraindications
Stretches the belly
Stretches the shoulders and armpits
Helps relieve mild anxiety
Avoid the raised arms in this pose with shoulder or neck injuries.
Photo poses in different angles
- Bound Fingers Pose
- Palm Tree Pose On Tiptoes
- Half Cow Face Pose arms
- Mountain Pose