on the whole body
50 steps on the heels, 50 steps on the toes
Stand erect and relaxed. Clasp the fingers. >Inhaling raise the arms above the head and stretch through the whole body. Look towards the hands. Breathing normally take 50 steps on the heels and 50 steps on the toes.
Invigorates, stretches and relaxes the whole body and stimulates the circulatory system. Strengthens the leg and foot muscles and is therefore good for flat feet and fallen arches. Encourages venous return in the legs. Walking on the heels stretches the calf muscles and strengthens the foot extensors. Walking on the toes strengthens the calf muscles and stretches the frequently shortened toe extensors.
Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Improve Circulation and Increase Mobility of the Feet and to Strengthen Foot Arches
Asanas and Exercises to Aid Venous Return