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How to Enter into Urdhva Hastasana or Upward Salute

How to enter into Urdhva Hastasana or Upward Salute

Yoga Foundations poses to stay grounded| Simplyfitandcurvyyoga

Part of practice yoga is grounded yourself. We all have a bunch of energies that we absorb from the earth, people, our environment and from within. Being grounded allows you balance out that energy.

A simple practice can start with some foundation poses. There are many other grounding postures here is one of them.

Upward Salute

Upward Salute Yoga Pose for Beginners


This pose helps Stretches:

  • Arms

  • Neck

  • Shoulders

  • Upper back.

  1. Start in Mountain Pose as shown above.

  2. Inhale and raise your arms upwards above your head joining the palms in Prayer hands (Anjali Mudra) , while lifting the head up to gaze upwards in Urdhva Hastasana or Upward Salute.

  3. Stay here for about 3 breaths stretching the torso upwards to open the lower back, abdomen, neck, chest, shoulders and arm muscles.

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