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Yoga Pose

Utthita Hasta Padangushtasana (Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose)


(OOT-hee-tah hah-stah -pahd-ahng-goosh-TAHS-ana)

Also known as:

  • Utthita Hasta Padangushtasana B (leg and arm out to the side)
  • Utthita Hasta Padangushtasana 2 (leg and arm out to the side)
  • Utthita Hasta Padangushtasana A (leg and arm in front of you)
  • Utthita Hasta Padangushtasana 1 (leg and arm in front of you)


  • Advanced



Benefits: This one-legged balancing pose will strengthen your core, stretch your hamstrings, and open your hips.  

How it's done:

  • From a standing position, lift a foot and grab the toes with fingers from hands on the same side. 
  • Your other hand should be on your hip to help keep hip pointed forwards. 
  • Extend your leg out to the side (version 2/B), or to the front (version 1/A)
  • When balanced, extend your other arm
  • Gaze should be forward, or towards the side opposite the extended leg to help with balance
  • To release, bend the knee before lowering leg to the floor
  • Use a strap if needed to help extend the leg

 The ever lovely Kino with KinoYoga takes you through the different movements to be successful at this pose - whether you are lifting your leg to the front or the side.  May we all develop a balance as steady as hers!

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