Upward Hand Pose / Palm Tree Pose

Palm Tree Pose / Upward Salute / Raised Hands Pose

Urdhva Hastasana is considered a base pose as urdhva hastasana variations can be derived from this pose.Urdhva Hastasana helps boost energy in the body and hence can be included in flow yoga sequences.Urdhva Hastasana is considered a warm-up yoga pose to prepare the body for more intense yoga poses / yoga flows.

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In love with yoga and everything that goes along with it. Iana has been actively practicing yoga for 5 years. In addition to practice, she studies various aspects of yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, biomechanics, and holodynamics.