#Wellness Wednesday- Yoga For Life: Week 104

 

Wellness Wednesday Week 104: Bound Angle Pose

Benefits:

Stretches legs and pelvis.

Opens chest.

Foundation & General Alignment:

Start sitting with legs in a “butterfly” position.

Feet are pressing together in front of body.

Feet are as close to pelvis as aloud.

Legs and knees are relaxed.

Belly is engaged to help keep body straight.

Back is straight.

Chest is open.

Hands are down between legs and wrapping around feet.

Shoulders are back and away from ears.

Head is facing forward.

Common Problems:

Back is curved.

Modifications:

Blocks can be placed under knees if pose is uncomfortable.

Can also be done against wall to prevent back from curving.

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