This counterpose to Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana stretches the quadriceps and hips.
Sanskrit Name: Tiryangmukha Eka Pada Paschimattanasana
English Translation: 3 Limbs Facing One Foot Intense Back of the Body Posture
Triang - 3 Limbs
Mukha - Facing
Eka - One
Paschima - Back of. the Body, West
Ut - Intense
Asana - Posture
Begin in Dandasana.
Internally rotate the thigh and bend the knee so that the calf is on the outside of the thigh.
Hold the left foot with both hands.
Fold on an exhale and hold for 5 breaths.
In an inhale, look up. Keep holding the foot as you exhale.
Repeat on the other side.
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