Ubhaya Padangusthasana (Both Big Toes)


Ubhaya Padangusthasana

Ubhaya Padanguthasana

It is also called as “Both big toes pose.” Meaning of Ubhaya Padangusthasana is given below;


The meaning of  Ubhaya is both; Pada means foot and Angusthasana meaning is big toe.  In this yoga pose, you have to take both of your big toes with both of your hands.  You have to enter this yoga pose from an inverted posture with a roll; the rolling motion may have to take the time to “master” be patient with the procedure and remember to focus your breath, in time you will feel the movement and roll up smoothly to the balance.

How to do Ubhaya Padangusthasana


First of all, you have to lie down on the back, then move the hands beside the body

and legs stretched. Inhale and raise the body up
in Sarvangasana. As you exhale, keep the toes
above the head and don’t bend the knees
( Hala Sana posture) . Hold the big toes with
respective hands. Inhale, come up and
balance the body on hips keeping knees
straight. Take a few normal breaths. Exhaling,
roll back to Hala Sana posture. Inhaling, lift the
legs to come to Sarvangasana. Now exhale and
come back to normal lying posture.

Benefits of Ubhaya Padangusthasana:

1.Prevents a hernia.
2.Relieves severe back ache
3.Tones abdominal organs
4.Improves digestion
5.The pelvic organs receive a rich supply of blood.
6.Helps in building concentration.


women should not practice it during pregnancy and menstruation.