Garudasana IV

(SCA 45) (SVY 53) (KT-II.46)


Translation: Stand straight with feet together. Then raise the left leg, bend a little the right knee and cross the right thigh with the left leg. Then bend the left knee further and encircle the right leg. Encircle the hands and place them in front of the mouth.


  • Strengthens the feet, calves, thighs, glutes, hips, back, abdominals and shoulders
  • Stretches the upper back and rotator cuffs
  • Dissipates tension in the neck and between shoulders
  • Alleviates sciatica and rheumatism
  • Improves flexibility in hips and legs
  • Improves the immune system by squeezing the lymph nodes under the arms and groin
  • Creates a complete energy circuit in the body
  • Improves balance, stability and concentration