Triangle Yoga Pose:

Triangle yoga pose. A staple at all levels of yoga. Oftentimes, incorporate into a routine that helps with focus, balance, and flexibility. Trikonasana is a full body pose. In addition it's a pose that can help energize the body and mind, as well as stimulates the core of the body.

Furthermore, it's an asana thought to have a positive effect on helping relieve symptoms of menopause, even sciatica. In yoga class, triangle pose can be incorporates at various times. However, this is wonderful pose to implement prior to maneuvers that focus on the hips.

triangle yoga pose Utthita Trikonasana

A wonderful posture you are bound to find yourself doing, specifically in a class such as Hatha yoga. Furthermore, triangle pose is great for beginners where yogi can learn much about there body

The Basics:

Name: Triangle Pose

Sanskrit: Trikonasana


Pose Level: Beginner


  • Firstly, is the importance of a firm base, getting yourself into a comfortable position. Spread the legs more then shoulder width apart.
  • Then, reach the arms out to the side, palms down. Attempt to visualize your ankles directly under your wrists.
  • Furthermore your toes may be facing directly in front or slightly inward.
  • Now, attempt to elongate the sin by tucking the tailbone. In addition, spread your fingers wide. From here is a good starting position.
  • Begin to turn your right foot outward. This facing the top of your mat or side wall. Simultaneously, you may begin to turn your left hip (and foot) inward, slightly.
  • Importantly, at this time take a few breaths, in and out.
  • Bend at the right hip. Keep yourself long, bringing your right hand downward toward the right ankle.
  • Position of the head can be looking downward toward the mat, straight ahead or up toward the sky.
  • After holding for a few breaths, bring yourself back to center. Repeat for the opposite side.






Opens The Hips




Pose Modifications:

One the common modification for Triangle pose is placing a yoga block on the floor, below the lower hand. as your practice progresses you may negate the block completely. Alternatively, your may simply bring your hand down to your shin.

In addition, pay mind to foot placement. Oftentimes, foot placement of heel to heel, or heel to inner arch is utilized.


Specifically, any injuries to the back, hips, or shoulders.

Poses Commonly Transitioned To: Revolved Triangle (Parivrtta Trikonasana), Hight Lunge (Utthita Ashwa Sanchalanasana),

Poses Commonly Transitioned From: Warrior II (Virabhadrasana II), Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana), Five Pointed Star

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