Bound Wheel Pose
Opens shoulders and chest.
Stretches tops of thighs.
Foundation & General Alignment:
Start in Wheel pose and slowly bend at elbows until forearms are resting on ground. Walk hand back towards ankles and grab them.
Shoulders are relaxed.
Arms are inline with shoulders.
Keep back relaxed to avoid injury.
Legs are straight and inline with body.
Knees are pointing forward.
Feet are pointing straight ahead with knees.
Hands are grabbing ankles.
Shoulders are flaring outward.
You do not have to be grabbing your ankles.
Can just be done with legs extended.