Parivrtta Parsvakonasana / Revolved Side Angle

Revolved Side Angle Pose Main Points.

  1. Take a wide stance with front foot pointing straight forward and the back foot turned in about 45 degrees, heels lined up.
  2. Bend the front knee into a lunge, working to have a 90 degree angle at the knee and keep the back leg straight.
  3. Place the opposite side arm outside the bent knee and bring the hands together.
  4. Press the arm against the leg rotating/twisting the torso without letting the leg move.
  5. Working to have the chest face the side or even upward slightly.
  6. Breathe!

For more subtle details and/or trouble shooting ask Jason in class.


Jason Schramm of Detroit Yoga demonstrating Revolved Side Angle Pose.