Health & Fitness

Big Toe Pose

Big Toe Pose
Big Toe Pose

This asana is for the beginner as it is one of the easiest yoga asanas. It Stretches all your muscles from head to toe.

Sanskrit Name : Padangusthasana

Pada : Foot

Angusta : Big Toe

Asana : Pose

How To

Steps :

  • Stand up straight and place your feet parallel to each other. Make sure your legs should be straight and make a little distance between your feet.
  • Exhale and bend forward from your hip joint. MAke sure your hand and torso move together.
  • Now, Hold your big toe with the fingers and grip must be firm.
  • Inhale and lift the torso and straighten your elbow.
  • Exhale and bend again.
  • Do this a few times.
  • Come back to position.

Note :

  • Keep the breath constant.
  • Keep the torso straight as you go up and down.
  • Make sure your stomach is empty.
  • Best time to do in the morning. Can also do in the evening but make sure there is a difference of 4 to 6 hrs in between.

Benefits of Big Toe Pose ( Padangusthasana )

  • Relieve stress, anxiety and calms the brain.
  • Improves digestion.
  • Helps in insomnia or sleep problem.
  • Stimulates the liver and kidneys.
  • Stretches the hamstrings and calves.
  • Thighs become stronger.
  • Reduce Menopause and menstrual disorders.
  • Relive in Headaches and insomnia.
  • Improves Focus
  • Builds strength in Back


  • Lower back and neck Injures (Avoid this pose if you have neck or lower back injuries. )

Also Read :Yoga Asana To Say Goodbye To Stress And Craving

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