By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
Eka Hasta Bhujasana is an advanced and challenging arm balancing pose. In this pose one leg is outstretched. The other leg is wrapped over upper arm as you balance on both hands. It builds up strength, balance and flexibility. It is called as ‘One hand over arm balance pose’. Since the pose appears like an elephant’s trunk, it is also called as ‘Elephant’s Trunk Pose’. It is also called as ‘Eka Pada Bhujasana’ – ‘One leg over arm / shoulder balance pose’.
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Eka = one
Hasta = hand
Bhuja = arm / shoulder
Asana = pose
Eka Hasta Bhujasana Eka Pada Bhujasana is basically an arm strengthening pose. It is an intermediate to advanced level pose. You will definitely need good wrists to do this. This pose demands wrist, arm, and neck and shoulder…