Hand to Big Toe explains itself in its name. The point is to hold your big toe with your hand, get your hand to your big toe. However this can be a pretty big stretch so today I am going to break down how to get into this pose and how to modify it to help you slowly work your way to the pose that works for you. There are many variations to this pose which I will also list of you in the modifications. Hand to Big Toe is a balancing pose which can be simplified for the most beginner yogi to achieve, and modified to challenge the most advanced. Keep reading to find the variation that works best for you.
How To: First Lets break down the basics of how to enter this pose. Lets start with the right side.
Starting in Mountain pose shift your weight to your right foot, lifting the left and balancing on your right.
Lift your left leg up in front of you making a 90 degree angle at the hip.
Using your left hand grab your left big toe, and extend that leg out straight in front of you.
Now the left side:
Starting in Mountain pose shift your weight to your left foot, lifting the right and balancing on your left.
Lift your right leg up in front of you making a 90 degree angle at the hip.
Using your right hand grab your right big toe, and extend that leg out straight in front of you.