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Extended Butterfly Pose

Urdhva Upavistha Konasana

Benefits

Increases balance, strengthens legs and spine.

Step 1

Begin in Cobbler Pose.

Step 2

Adjust your arms and hands, so you are holding on to your feet.

Step 3

Lean back slightly, and straighten your legs as you keep holding your feet.

Step 4

Lift your chest to help you keep your back straight.

Step 5

Hold this pose for a few breaths, then return your feet to the ground in Cobbler Pose.

Tip

If you are ready for a challenge, see if you can gently flap your butterfly wings in this pose!

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