Other Names

Crocodile Pose, Croco Posture, Dolphine, Makara Asan, Makar Asan, Makr, Magar, Magarmachh, Magarmach, Ghadial Asana, Makrasana


This asana is equal as makarasana-2 but in this asana legs are folded.

How to reach the stretch

  • Lie down in prone position (Advasana) .
  • Both the legs will be together, palms resting on the ground, hands by the side of the body.
  • Now take your hands in front of your face, lift your face and let both of your hands rest on the both sides of your chin.
  • Now lift both of your legs upwards and rest your heels on your upper thigh joints.

How to release the stretch



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