#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 84

Legs Up The Wall/ Viparita Karani

 

Legs Up The Wall/ Viparita Karani  

Benefits:

Can help with back alignment.

Can release pain in feet and legs.

Gently stretches entire body.

Foundation & General Alignment:

Start laying on back with legs up against wall.

Legs are straight.

Bones in butt are pushed against wall for added support.

There is a natural curve in back, it does not have to be pressed flat on ground.

Shoulders are back and pressing into ground.

Keep natural curve in neck.

Head is looking up towards ceiling.

Common Problems:  

Shoulders are hunched over.

Butt is not placed on wall.

Chin is pressing towards chest.

Modifications:

Legs can be together or seperate for inner hip stretch.

Blanket can be under hips. 

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