Half Moon

Today is March 21, 2021 and in honor of the moon phase being in the first quarter, today’s topic is half moon pose.  See how both legs are straight and the trunk is turning skyward. This is a cooling pose and according the BKS Iyengar the pose resembles the half moon.  In sanskrit the pose is named Ardha Chandrasana where Ardha means half, chandra is moon, and asana translates to pose or posture.