The Natarajasana or the Lord of the Dance Pose has been inspired by the Hindu god Shiva. Shiva, also known as Nataraj, is also considered the lord of dance. He dances an energetic dance. The natarajasana pose needs to be done gracefully, almost like a dance, in order to derive maximum benefit from it. This pose helps to improve the balance of the body, concentration. Strengthens the muscles of hip, thighs and chest.