Triangle Pose: Trikanasana

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This amazing Bikram posture intensely stretches both sides of the body. This is the only posture that works on improving every muscle, joint, tendon and internal organ in the body. At the same time it also works to revitalize the body. This master posture is waiting for you!

Benefits of Triangle Pose

  • Excellent cardiovascular workout
  • Opens and increases the flexibility of the hip joings
  • Reduces saddle bags
  • Good for the kidneys, thyroid and adrenal glands
  • Opens the shoulder joint and good for frozen shoulder
  • Strengthens and tones legs and buttocks
  • Helps to regulate hormone levels
  • Works all muscular groups simultaneously
  • Helps with constipation, colitis, low blood pressure, appendicitis, spondylitis and menstrual disorders

Tips for Triangle Pose

  • Stretch your arms both up and down
  • Touch the chin exactly to the shoulder
  • Keep the shoulders down
  • Push both your hips forward toward the mirror
  • Touch your lower fingers between the big and the second toe
  • When stretching your arm toward the ceiling, keep your torso flat in a straight line
  • Do not let rib cage stick out
  • Stay positive
  • Keep your hips down, sit down and do not let your hips come up
  • Most importantly, breathe

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