Dhanurasana - Yoga Bow Pose

Dhanurasana - Yoga Bow Pose

The dhanurasana pose (Yoga Bow Pose) expands the chest, stretches the abdominals & shoulders and the quadriceps and strengthenes back and neck. This yoga pose is good for your overall posture and should be performed by people who sit a lot during work. Find more yoga instructions at yoga main. Practice the yoga bow pose as follows.


  • Lie down on your stomach and extended your arms. Palms point up.
  • Then bend your legs and lift your feet, so that your heels move towards your behind.
  • Grasp your ankles with both hands. Thumbs point down.
  • To increase the intensity of this pose/stretch, pull your feet close to your back and lift your head. Keep breathing regulary and look straight forward or slightly up.


  • Breathe slowly and concentrated.


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