Sanskrit: Prasarita Padottanasana
English: Wide-legged standing forward bend
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.