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Yoga Poses for Hamstrings

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Updated May 20, 2012

Yoga Poses for Hamstrings

Reclined Big Toe Pose - Supta Padangustasana

© Barry Stone
Improving your hamstring flexibility is usually a slow process, but practicing these poses regularly can help.

Beginners

Extended Side Angle Pose - Utthita Parsvakonasana

Happy Baby - Ananda Balasana

Head to Knee Pose - Janu Sirsasana

Pyramid Pose - Parsvottonasana

Reclined Big Toe Pose - Supta Padangustasana

Seated Wide Legged Straddle - Upavistha Konasana

Staff Pose - Dandasana

Standing Forward Bend - Uttanasana

Triangle Pose - Utthita Trikonasana

Standing Straddle Forward Bend - Prasarita Padottanasana

Intermediate

Extended Side Angle Variations

Half Moon Pose - Ardha Chandrasana

Pyramid Pose Variations

Revolved Side Angle Pose – Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

Revolved Triangle Pose – Parivrtta Trikonasana

Sleeping Vishnu Pose – Anantasana

Lizard Pose - Utthan Pristhasana

Plow Pose - Halasana

Advanced

Compass Pose - Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana

Firefly Pose - Tittibhasana

Monkey Pose - Hanumanasana

Revolved Half Moon Pose – Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana

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