Strength, flexibility and concentration both physically and mentally!
this standing pose challenges your balancing skill and triggers concentration. While you are performing it, you stand on the right leg, which is slightly bended and wrap around your left leg. At the same time bend your elbows at 90degrees and wrap around your right hand over the left in front of your chest.
If the pose performed well, then it mobilizes and stretches the main joints ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows. Also gives a gentle stretch to your thighs and upper back.
The asana should be avoided in case you recently had ankle, knee or elbow injury.
Garuda is a Sanskrit word, means eagle, described as the king of birds in the Indian mythology, refers to the vehicle for Lord Vishnu. Garuda is able to convert everything into ashes with the help of the sun’s ray. Feel the power and the gracefulness of this bird while you are performing the asana.
- Stronger arms, legs, knees and ankles
- Open shoulder joints, creating space between the shoulder blades
- Open hips and IT band
- Increased circulation to all joints
- Improved digestion and elimination
- Improved balance
- Improved focus