Revolved Side Angle Pose

Revolved Side Angle Pose


This exercise is a yoga pose called revolved side angle pose. It involves twisting the torso while in a lunge position, with one arm reaching towards the ground and the other reaching towards the sky. It is a challenging pose that requires balance, flexibility, and strength.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Revolved Side Angle Pose Instructions

  1. Start in a standing position with your feet hip-width apart.
  2. Step your left foot back about 3-4 feet and turn it out at a 45-degree angle.
  3. Bend your right knee and sink your hips down towards the ground, keeping your knee directly over your ankle.
  4. Bring your hands to your heart center and twist your torso to the right, placing your left elbow on the outside of your right knee.
  5. Press your palms together and use your elbow to gently push your knee open, deepening the twist.
  6. Hold for 5-10 breaths, then release and repeat on the other side.

Revolved Side Angle Pose Form & Visual

Revolved Side Angle Pose

Revolved Side Angle Pose Benefits

  • Stretches and strengthens the legs, hips, spine, and shoulders
  • Improves digestion and detoxification
  • Increases balance and stability
  • Relieves stress and anxiety
  • Improves focus and concentration
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs
  • Improves respiratory function

Revolved Side Angle Pose Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Obliques
  • Spinal Erectors
  • Pectorals
  • Deltoids

Revolved Side Angle Pose Variations & Alternatives