This variation of the seated forward bend Paschimottasana is both challenging and fun. It may be best to enter it from the boat pose. In sanskrit Urdhva means upward, mukha means face, paschimo means west, uttanasana means intense stretch, so Forward Bend Yoga. Urdhva mukha paschimottanasana strengthens the abdominal and lower back and esophagus.
Sit with your legs bent.
Hold toes with two fingers.
Straighten your legs up (Keeping back straight and without letting go of your toes)
Put forearms along your calves