Kati shakti Vikasaka (Back) Side bending

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Side bending (Trikonasana Bending)




  • Stand erect with feet close together, knees together.
  • Hands along the thighs with fingers stretched out.
  • The legs, trunk and the head aligned in a straight line.

I. Starting position (Sthiti): Tadasana

II. Practice

  • Spread the legs one meter apart.
  • Raises the hands sideways parallel to the ground at shoulder level while breathing in.
  • Bend to the right till the right hand touches the right knee while breathing out. Bend in the same plane.
  • Look at the left palm facing forwards. Come up with breathing in.
  • Repeat four or five times.