Prasārita Pādottānāsana has four variations, A, B, C and D. Together, they purify the anal canal and tone the lower abdomen as well as the tissues around the top part of the spinal column. With practice of all four variations, your lower waist and legs will become stronger and your hips more flexible. Prasārita Pādottānāsana A is the first of the four variations. Remember to breathe deeply and smoothly moving slowly as you enter and exit the pose.
Related: Prasārita Pādottānāsana B, Prasārita Pādottānāsana C