YogMudra Standing : Standing Scaling Yoga Pose

22 October 2023 by
Editorial team

Position of Readiness:

  • Stand with your feet parallel and hip-width apart.


  1. Bring both hands to the back.
  2. Grab the wrist of one hand with the other hand.
  3. Make a fist with the hand that has been grabbed, or interlace your fingers.
  4. Force your hands down away from your shoulders.
  5. Keep your spine straight.
  6. Look forward, maintaining a straight neck and head.
  7. Slowly exhale, raising your tailbone and allowing your torso to extend forward.
  8. Gradually release the squeeze as your torso continues downward.
  9. Lower your head only as far as it can easily go.
  10. Hold your breath in that position.
  11. Tighten your hands and gradually raise them (in the grabbed form) upward as high as possible without excessive strain.
  12. Stay in this position for 6 to 8 seconds.

To Release the Posture:

  • Inhale, press the soles of your feet downward, and drop your tailbone. Gradually release the squeeze as you return to the starting position.

Daily Practice:

  • Begin with two rounds daily in the first week, and gradually increase to four rounds in the second week.


  • For Asthmatics:
    • Yoga Mudra has a curative and corrective effect.
    • Stimulates the lungs and their bronchial branches effectively.
    • Promotes better lung health and functioning.
  • General Benefits:
    • Corrects spine disorders.
    • Relieves gastric troubles and constipation.
    • Strengthens the digestive system.
    • Enhances sexual potentiality.
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