Half Moon Pose Posture Tutorials

Ardha-Chandrasana (Sanskrit)


  • Half Moon Pose strengthens every muscle in the body's core, especially in the abdomen, and flexes and strengthens the latissimus dorsi, oblique, deltoid and trapezious muscles.
  • It increases the flexibility of the spine comprehensively, from coccyx to neck; promotes proper kidney function; and helps to cure enlargement of the liver and spleen.
  • Half Moon also firms and trims the waistline, hips, abdomen, buttocks and thighs.

Ardha-Chandrasana with Pada-Hastasana. Bikram Yoga. Gives quick energy and vitality. Heats up the body. Trims stomach, buttocks, hips and thighs. Improves the flexibility of the spine. Hands to feet improves blood circulation to brain and legs.