Natrajasana Pose

Natrajasana Pose also called as lord of the dance pose is one of the poses practiced in hatha yoga. This pose is inspired by hindu god Shiva . This pose is easy and should be performed with full energy . Feel as if you are dancing while performing this asana. This asana can be easily mastered within few days of practice. This asana is great for inducing flexibility in your whole body and enhances the flow of oxygenated blood .

Natrajasana Pose


  • Stand straight without any bends or shifting of weight on either side. Start inhaling and shift your weight towards left foot and on your right heel towards your buttock.

  • Put some additional pressure on your left leg, thigh , hip and knee with balancing your weight evenly on your body.

  • Reach your right hand behind raised leg and grasp your right ankle firmly.

  • You can lift your pubic area and hip to avoid any excessive strain.

  • Pull your right leg with the help of your right leg and extend your left hand in front of you.

  • You can take support of the belt/straps ┬áif you are unable to bend but make sure not to put any excessive strain on your back.

  • After attaining perfection try to the asana without straps.

  • Stay in the pose for 15-30 seconds and slowly increase the duration to 1 minute.

  • Repeat this pose with your other leg too.

  • Natrajasana Pose

    Natrajasana Pose Benefits

  • Stretches thigh , groin and abdomen and induces flexibility.

  • Strengthens and stretches your shoulders, chest and legs .

  • Improves body posture and balance.

  • Relieves pain in lower body.

  • Improves digestion and enhances blood circulation .

  • Improves concentration.

  • Precautions

  • People suffering from knee and ankle injury should refrain .

  • Pregnant ladies and women in menstruation do it with great care.

  • Take help if you are unable to balance yourself in the beginning.

  • Should be done with empty stomach in morning or with of 5 hours after last meal in the evening.

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