Chakra Padasana (Leg Rotation)

Chakra Padasana (Leg Rotation)

  • Lie in the Base position.
  • Raise the right leg at least six centimeters from the ground, keeping the knee straight. Rotate the entire leg clockwise ten times in as large a circle as possible. The foot should not touch the floor at any time during the rotation. Rotate fifteen times in the opposite direction.
  • Repeat the same process with the left leg. Please do not strain. You should make sure to rest in the Base Position introducing abdominal breathing until the respiration returns to normal.
  • Raise both the legs together. Keep them together and straight throughout the practice. Rotate both the legs clockwise and then anti- clockwise five to seven times. The circular movement should be as large as possible.
  • Breathe normally throughout the practice. On the mental counting of each round, rotation of the legs and on the effects of the Asana on the hips and abdomen.

This is good for Hip Joints, Obesity, toning of abdominal and spinal muscles.


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