Baddha Konasana / Bound Angle
- Opens hips, puriformis, gluteus maximus, and groins.
- Can also be useful for relieving sciatic pain.
- Great for relieving menstrual discomfort, constipation, and prostate disorders.
Foundation & General Alignment:
- Feet are active.
- Pelvis is in a neutral position.
- Torso lengthens evenly.
- Neck and head should reflect the natural curves of the spine.
- You can bend forward to increase action of the hips. It is okay to round the back as you go forward in the pose.
- Most at risk is the knees and low back.
- Not enough muscle engagement in legs and feet.
- Pelvis is not balanced.
- Excessive force on knees.
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