Revolved Half Moon Pose (Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana)

The Revolved Half Moon Pose, also known as Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana, Twisted Half Moon Pose and Rotated Half Moon Pose, is a standing yoga pose. In this pose, the yogi stands on one leg while extend the other leg backwards, and twists in the torso with one arm pointing up towards the sky and the other reaching to the ground. The yogi’s gaze is directed upwards toward the extended hand.

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