Starting Position:

on the calf muscles

coordinated with the movement

5 times on each side

Stand with the legs slightly apart, toes pointing slightly outward. > Exhaling raise the left heel and transfer the body weight onto the ball of the foot so that the weight is almost completely taken off the right leg. Feel the tension of the calf muscles. > Inhaling come back to the centre. Repeat the exercise 5 times and then practice it on the other side. > Lower the arms and return to the starting position.

Strengthens the muscles of the feet and lower legs, develops balance and awareness of weight bearing on the foot and leg. Helps to relieve varicose veins and stimulates blood circulation throughout the legs.

Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Strengthen Leg Muscles