Archer's Pose (Shooting Bow Pose, Akarna Dhanurasana)

The Archer’s Pose, also known as The Shooting Bow Pose or Akarna Dhanurasana, is a seated yoga pose. In this pose, you adopt a seated position, with your legs first extended out. You then reach out and hold one foot, bring it up towards your chest, while holding onto your extended foot with your other hand. This pose imitates the action of an archer pulling back the arrow on their bow.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://gymgeek.com/exercises/yoga-poses/archers-pose