Utthita Trikonasana --> Extended Triangle Pose and Parivrtta Trikonasana --> Revolved Triangle Pose

Physical Benefits of Utthita Trikonasana and Parivrtta Trikonasana

Utthita Trikonasana is a standing pose. This poses mainly focuses on extending and stretching out various parts of the body and it also has many health benefits to offer. Parivrtta Trikonasana has almost the same health benefits but it requires more concentration as you have to twist your body where balancing becomes harder. 

  • Both stretch and strengthen thighs, knees and ankles
  • Both stretch and expand hips, hamstrings, chest and spine
  • Both stimulate the abdominal organs
  • They help relieve stress
  • Both stimulate and improve digestion
  • It is therapeutic for anxiety, flat feet, neck pain and osteoporosis if practiced daily
  • Helps to keep your mind balanced and concentrated
  • Parirtta Trikonasana releases the thoracic spine (upper and middle spine)