Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-legged standing forward bend)

Sanskrit: Prasarita Padottanasana 

English: Wide-legged standing forward bend

Level: Beginner

Chakras: Crown Chakra (Sahasrara Chakra) , Third Eye Chakra (Ajna Chakra) , Solar Plexus (Manipura Chakra) , Sacral Chakra (Swadisthana Chakra) , Root Chakra (Muladhara Chakra)

Doshas: Pitta , Kapha

Benefits: Stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, feet, calf muscles and spine. Opens the hips and lower back. Helps reduce stress around the neck and shoulders. Reduces fatigue. Alleviates headaches caused from tension in the spine. 

Prasarita Padottanasana