Elephant Trunk Pose (Eka Hasta Bhujasana)


Elephant Trunk Pose is an advanced, asymmetric, arm-balancing posture that will help to strengthen your arms, shoulders, and core muscles. It’s a variation of Shoulder Pressure Pose (Bhujapidasana) and it will help you build strength, flexibility, and balance.

💪🏽 Benefits:

  • Strengthens arms, shoulders, and abdominal muscles

  • Stretches hips and groin muscles

Avoid/Contraindications:

  • Wrist, shoulder, or hip injuries

Modifications:

  • Try lifting with the lower leg tucked in rather than extended out in front.

  • Place a block under your extended heel to help lift the leg.