Trikoansana or triangle pose is a great balancing pose, stretching and toning the legs and the abdomen. It provides flexibility to the spine and helps with balance and concentration.
Revolved option - Parivrtta Trikonasana:
Continue from step 7, and bring your left palm down to the mat, next to the right foot and lift the right arm up to the right side of the body, into revolved triangle pose.
Stretches the legs, groins, hips and back
Improves flexibility in the spine
Tones the abdomen
Opens and stretches the chest
Strengthens the legs
Releases symptoms of stress and axiety
Contraindications: (consult this pose with your general medical practitioner if you have the following)
Low or high blood pressure
Back injury/spine injury