Forward Fold (Uttanasana)

In this pose we have to Breathing out, and bend forward and down towards the feet. As Inversions bring a wealth of benefits to mind and body, and inversions include way more yoga poses than just a handstand! Forward Fold is the perfect gentle inversion to boost immunity.

It is commonly referred to as "Standing Forward Fold" or "Forward Bend." However, the literal translation of its Sanskrit name is "intense stretch pose." This comes from three Sanskrit words:
"Ut" — meaning "intense"
"Tan" — meaning "to stretch"
"Asana" — meaning "pose"

  • Increase immunity.
  • Relieves Stress.
  • Strengthens the Liver and Kidneys.
  • Cures Insomnia.
  • Improves the flexibility of the body
  • Enhances Digestion.
  • Removes toxins.
  • Lengthens the spinal cord.
  • Reduce anxiety..
  • Contraindications and Cautions

  • Women who are pregnant or menstruating should not bend forward completely.
  • Those with spine herniation should not bend forward completely
  • Back injury: People suffering from lower back injuries, Spondylitis, Cervical pain or any kind of back and spinal problems should not do this pose.