Natarajasana (Lord of the Dance Pose with Mermaid Bind Pose)
Also known as:
- Dancer's Pose
- King Dancer Pose
- Mermaid Bind describes the hand position given to this version of the Lord of the Dance Pose.
Benefits: This iconic pose provides an all-around body stretch - thighs, hamstrings, calves, arms, shoulders, hips, and abdomen while helping you develop core balance.
How it's done:
- As an intermediate pose, this is one that you work into as your body learns its abilities. You won't be perfect the first time, but each time you will grow in confidence.
- Watch the video below for guidance in accomplishing this posture.
The lovelies at Howcast videos demonstrate the basic pose for you:
And here, Jessamyn adds the Mermaid Bind variation