This pose is hands down my absolute favourite standing pose. When I’m in it I feel like I could spend hours in it. But it sure hasn’t always felt that way! Despite Uttita Trikonasana being on most basic or beginner syllabus, it is often still quite challenging. It has even been affectionately coined ‘Trickyasana’ by some yoga teachers. Time & persistence, as well as a commitment to proper alignment will let you experience the joy that this pose can bring.
Here’s why you should stick at it:
Here’s how to do it:
Here’s how to keep it safe: