Yoga Pose Chakrasana(Urdhva Dhanurasana) Pose To Tone Legs, Thighs And Back

The Sanskrit for wheel is chakra(thus chakrasana) but it is also known as Urdhva Dhanurasana(upward facing bow). In this posture the body takes the shape of a half wheel hence it is called as chakrasana.


Wheel posture reinforces and stretches the vertebrae, which expands versatility and adaptability of the spine, front portion of the body is being extended totally.

Chakrasana fortifies the neck, wrists, fingertips, turn, thighs, lower legs, feet and the back.

Advantageous for your cardiovascular, glandular and sensory systems well being.

Exceptionally helpful in treating diabetes, asthma, clogging and corpulence.

It is excdptionally useful for an abstaining from shuddering in the hands in old age.

Fortifies the liver, pancreas and kidneys.

Enhances vision power of eyes.

How To Do:

Inhale and press your palms firmly into the floor.

Lift your shoulders and elbow firmly into the floor.

Your feet should be pressed firmly into the floor.

Inhale and lift your hips up.


Avoid this posture in case of vertigo or a tendency to giddiness.

Hypertensive patients shall bend with care.

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