Upward Salute Pose Instructions
1. Stand up tall with your feet together, your spine long, and your arms by your sides.
2. Rotate your arms so that the palms face away from the torso.
3. Inhale and bring your arms up and overhead.
4. Stay in Urdhva Hastasana for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
As you inhale, lift your arms, expand the chest, look up, and maintain your neck and head relaxed. Bring your palms together, lengthen the spine and stretch your shoulders and belly. Exhale as you release the stretch and bring your arms back down.
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Urdhva Hastasana Benefits
The upward salute pose stretches the front of your body and your shoulders, relaxes the mind, and improves digestion.
Back, shoulder, or neck injury.
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