Hasta Uttanasana (Raised Hands Pose)


Hasta Uttanasana

Hasta Uttanasana also known as “Raised hands pose.” It is also the 2nd and 11th poses of the Surya Namaskar.

How to do Hasta Uttanasana


First of all,  you have to inhale and stretch the body. This has to do by raising your hands above head. Then try to pull the ribs and
the upper organs upwards. Also, the back takes
the weight of the body momentarily which
strengthens it. Usually, this yoga pose  is done during the
Surya Namaskar practice,since it is in
the sequence of poses as it is easier to bend
forward from this pose.
Benefits of Hasta Uttanasana:

1.In this yoga pose your body is stretched above, it helps to relax the neck and back muscles.
2.  Your abdomen is stretched it also get the organs are
3. The shoulders become stronger, and it is
useful in the treatment for frozen shoulders condition.
4. The spinal cord and the back bone are also
stretched and helped in curing various back
5. Thyroid gland gets affected which helps in
fighting obesity.


There is no serious problems with this yoga pose.