Upavistha Konasana

Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend Pose

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Pronunciation
oo-pah-VEESH-tah cone-AHS-anna

Sanskrit
उपविष्टकोणासन

Vayu

balances prana and apana. Activates udana, vyana

Dosha

vata, pitta

Energetics

langhana

Contraindications

hip, knee, groin, back

Chakra

activates 1-6, focus on 1, 2, 5, 6

Guna

tamas

Drishti

3rd eye

The asanas are useful maps to explore yourself, but they are not the territory.

Donna Farhi
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