Ek Pada Pranamasana or the one legged prayer pose is one of the variations of Pranamasana which is the starting pose of Surya Namasakara or sun salutation. This pose is grouped under the category of the balancing poses. The name is derived from the Sanskrit words Eka meaning “one”, Pada meaning “foot”, Pranama meaning “prayer” and Asana meaning “pose”. This pose is widely famous for its spectacular health benefits. It allows an individual to attain a sense of balance within the body as well as helps her/him to be perfectly aligned with the environment. It not only offers physical benefits, but contributes significantly to the mental well-being of the practitioner.
Now that we’ve briefed you with all things nice about this pose, it’s time to delve into some in-depth information of the pose; how to do it, what are its benefits and the precautions and contraindications you need to keep in mind.
How to do Eka Pada Pranamasana
Health Benefits of Eka Pada Pranamasana
Precaution and Contraindications
Be a regular at practicing this and your life will be “balanced-out” in no time!