#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 77

#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 77

-by Kelsey Skrinde | 09/27/2017 |

Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II

Benefits:

  • Strengthens arms, wrists, and legs.
  • Can also help tone belly and spine.
  • Improves balance.

Foundation & General Alignment:

  • Hands are shoulders width apart, one leg is up resting on arm, other legs lifts up slowly behind body and points backwards. Foot that is resting on legs points outwards.
  • Arms are bent at 90 degree angle.
  • Shoulders are back and away from ears.
  • Back is as straight as possible.
  • Toes are pointed or flexed.
  • Legs are straight.

Common Problems:

  • Legs are not straight.
  • Face is placed on ground
  • Back is rounded.

Modifications:

  • Legs can be bent.
  • Back leg can be placed on floor if full pose is not available.
  • Chest can be resting on floor.

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