Parsvottanasana or Intense Side Stretch
Some postures come to mind when you
think about balance, stretching and strength.
Find out step by step instructions and benefits
of Intense Side Stretch which is good for the
abdomen, the arms, legs, shoulders, hips and
Parsva means side or flank. Uttana( ut=intense,
and tan= to extend, stretch, lengthen) means an
intense stretch. The name implies a pose in
which the side of the chest is increased.