About Standing Split Pose The yoga standing split pose is categorized as a standing, intermediate level yoga asana. If you are on the look-out for a classic yoga pose that will not only give you a full body stretch, but will also improve your sense of balance and core stability, then the standing split pose is the perfect yoga pose for you! You can perform the uttanasana, janu sirsasana, adho mukha svanasana, padangusthasana and supta padangustasana as preparatory poses to reduce the chances of muscle injuries, cramps and strains! Since this is an intermediate level yoga pose it will be challenging for yoga beginners to master the standing split pose sequence. Beginners can use the support of a wall or a chair to perform the yoga standing split pose.