Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) – How to do and Health Benefits

As we keep our body in a triangle shape, it is called as Triangle Pose. It is also named as Trikonasana.

Are you are looking for weight loss, lose belly fat by practicing yoga poses?

Trikonasana and Utthita Trikonasana are the best combination for you. It makes and keeps your body shape and fit.

Apart from that you will definitely gain all the health benefits mentioned below by practicing this yoga pose regularly.

How to do Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

1. Stand erect keeping the legs apart about 1 ½ (1 and a half) foot on mat.

2. Raise both the hands, side wards, lateral to shoulders on the sides. The hands should be parallel to the floor. The palms must be kept upwards.

3. Gently slide to the right side; briskly hold the right knee with right hand. Lift the left hand for an angle to 90 degree, touching the left ears.

Note: In the picture yoga teacher doing left side.

4. Without bending the knees, turn the head, look at the lifted left hand’s palm.

5. Remain up to 30 counts breathing normally.

6. Coming back to the original position, stand straight, keeping the hands to the sides of the body.

7. As for other side follow the same instructions and remain up to 30 counts.

8. It is enough to practice 2 rounds for each side. After finish Trikonasana (Take 1 min break) practice Utthita Trikonasana.

How to do Utthita Trikonasana

1. After practicing trikonasana turn the right leg towards the right side.

2. Stood forward without bending the knees, hold the right heel with the right hand.

3. Other hand has to be lifted to an angle of 90 degree, turn the head upwards facing the raised head.

4. Breath normally to 30 counts in the pose.

5. Now come back to the original position. As an alternate practice it on left leg.

6. Follow the same procedure, practice up to 2 rounds. After finished 2 rounds come back to savasana (Corpse Pose).

Trikonasana Benefits (Triangle Pose)

1. Waist, tuber gland, thyroid problem and enlargement of glands are cured.

2. It is one of the best yoga for back pain.

3. Practicing both yoga poses regularly helps to burn belly and hip fat.

3. Weakness of lungs, asthma and other respiratory disorders are cured easily.

4. This pose is very useful for weight loss and keeps your body fit and healthy.

5. Eye sight becomes more and more clear.

6. Stiffness of neck gets relieved and thereby headache because of stiffness can be prevented.

7. Clogging at blood vessels, heart pain and heart disorders are culled down.

8. Kidney disorders get detained.

9. Diaphragm gets strengthened; thereby hernia and intestinal hernia are prevented.

10. It eliminates improper growth of legs.

11. It eliminates extra growth of bones in the legs.

12. Women get their waist spruced up and look pink and pristine.

13. Loss of appetite, Indigestion and Constipation are virtually reduced.

Points to Remember:

1. After practicing Triangle Pose regularly, you can try to hold below the knees with your hands.

2. Do not bend the knees during practice.

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