Standing Head to Knee Posture Tutorials

Dandayamana-Janushirasana (Sanskrit)


  • This posture improves the flexibility of the sciatic nerves and strengthens the hamstrings and leg muscles.
  • It also works the muscles of the back, the biceps and the triceps.
  • It helps to squeeze and flush out the internal abdominal organs, such as the gall bladder, pancreas and spleen, as well as the uterus and overies.

An explanation and demonstration of Bikram Yoga's Standing Head to Knee Posture, Dandayamana-Janushirasana, by Bikram Yoga Manhattan's Raffael Pacitti and Rachel Kaplan.

Standing Head to Knee Pose develops concentration, determination and patience. Great for cardiovascular system.

Standing Head to Knee Pose - United States Yoga Federation - Scoring for Judges.