Urdhva Hastasana

Urdhva Hastasana is part of the Surya Namaskar sequence (sun salutation), this is an upward salute or raised hand pose.

urdhva = raised or upward
hasta = hand
asana = pose

This pose strengthens the legs and abdomen. For step-by-step instructions, you can visit Yoga Journals list of poses here.

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