Other Names

Half Moon Pose 2, Ardh Chandra Asan, Adha Chander Asan


This asana is similar to ushtrasana (The camel pose). This asana is another variation of Ardha-Chandrasana.

How to reach the stretch

  • Start with¬†Ushtrasana¬†(camel pose) , stand on your knees and put your both hands on your chest.
  • Inhale and take your neck and head backwards and while doing this, take your front waist area forward.

How to release the stretch


  • This asana stretches the upper and lower thigh and knees.
  • It limbers the entire spine and pelvis. It will open the chest allowing for deeper breathing.
  • The focus point is the spine.


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