Revolved Triangle || PARIVRITTA TRIKONASANA
PARIVRITTA || revolved TRI || three Kona || angle ASANA || Posture
Primary Purpose of Revolved Triangle || To Strengthen the legs, elongate hamstrings, open the outer hip, and massage abdominal organs
Benefits of Triangle
- outer hip
- abdominal and pelvic organs
Proceed With Care
- if you have uncontrolled blood pressure or heart conditions – practice without long holds, keep top arm on hip
- weak back muscles – use props to support body weight
- neck discomfort – keep head facing forward or down, not up
- if you have recent or chronic knee, hip, abdomen or shoulder injury, inflammation or pain
- if you have a headache
Common Misalignments To Look Out For
- Reaching too far towards the ground resulting in collapsing and over rotation of the pelvis
- Hand to a block to lift the torso and realign the pelvis and spine
Dare to give this tricky pose a shot?
With a block and me as your guide you are sure to succeed. Follow along as I share my personal journey with revolved triangle, it ends with tears – the kind that follow a breakthrough.
It takes courage to show up for yourself and truly the mat is a great opportunity to get to know yourself and how you show up in the world. What transpires in the time you spend on the mat its worth cannot be measured.
Do you agree? Curious to know your thoughts?
The elusive revolved triangle
How was it? Did you find the pose challenging or was it quite easy for you?
After persistence in my practice (although it didn’t always involve revolved triangle) I was able to achieve this pose. What moved me to tears was a deep deep knowing that I could do anything I put my mind to. Even if it is an advanced elusive posture like revolved triangle. I’ll get there, on my own time, in my own way, but I’ll get there. And if I can, I know you can too.