Baby Grasshopper the Bala Parsva Bhuja Dandasana
The Baby Grasshopper or Bala Parsva Bhuja Dandasana pose is an innovative variation of the Parsvottasana which offers a unique combination of physical as well as energetic benefits. It strengthens the core, stretches the abdominal and hip muscles while providing flexibility to the spine. This dynamic posture requires the flexibility and stability of the upper body to keep one's weight balanced. It also energizes the body and calms the mind, setting the foundation for a successful yoga practice. Additionally, the pose helps to alleviate tension and improves concentration and focus. With its combination of physical, energetic and mental benefits, the "Baby Grasshopper" is an excellent pose to practice regularly.