Triangle Pose Trikonasana

Triangle Pose Trikonasana


This exercise involves standing with your feet apart and stretching your arms out to the sides. You then bend to one side, placing your hand on your shin or the floor, while reaching your other arm up towards the ceiling. This pose helps to stretch and strengthen the legs, hips, and spine.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Triangle Pose Trikonasana Instructions

  1. Begin in a standing position with your feet about 3-4 feet apart.
  2. Turn your right foot out 90 degrees and your left foot in slightly.
  3. Extend your arms out to the sides at shoulder height.
  4. Reach your right hand forward and place it on your right shin or ankle.
  5. Extend your left arm straight up towards the ceiling.
  6. Keep your gaze towards your left hand.
  7. Hold the pose for 5-10 breaths.
  8. Repeat on the other side.

Triangle Pose Trikonasana Form & Visual

Triangle Pose Trikonasana

Triangle Pose Trikonasana Benefits

  • Stretches and strengthens the legs, hips, and spine
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs and aids in digestion
  • Relieves stress and anxiety
  • Can help alleviate back pain

Triangle Pose Trikonasana Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Abdominals
  • Obliques
  • Back muscles

Triangle Pose Trikonasana Variations & Alternatives

  • Triangle Pose
  • Trikonasana

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