Padahastasana (Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Padahastasana: 
  • Stretch hamstrings, back body
  • Stimulates digestive organ
  • Stimulates digestive organ
  • Therapeutic for carpal tunnel syndrome

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Back Pain

WATCH AND LEARN

How to do Hand under Foot Pose :
Top 5 Forward Bends Poses :
Ashtanga Yoga Beginner’s Series:
. . . . Continued

16.Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana

16.Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Half Bound Lotus Standing Forward Bend: 
  • Opening the chest and shoulders.
  • Stretch the hamstrings and open the hips
  • Lengthening the spine
  • Tone the abs
  • Strengthening the legs
  • Activates the digestive systems

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Hip Injuries
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache

WATCH AND LEARN

How to do Half Bound Lotus | Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana :
Top 5 Standing Yoga Poses:
Power Vinyasa Flow Sequence:
. . . . Continued

98 Prasarita Padottana-D (Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Wide-Legged Forward Bend: 
  • Strengthens and stretches the inner and back legs and the spine
  • Stretches the groins, hamstrings and hips
  • Calms the mind
  • Relieves Headache, fatigue, mild depression and anxiety
  • Relieves mild backache

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Lower-back problems: Avoid the full forward bend

WATCH AND LEARN

How to do Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose:
Seated Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose:
Hip and Thigh Opener Yoga Poses :
Top 5 Hip Opening Yoga Poses :
. . . . Continued

97 Upavista Konasana- A (Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Upavistha Konasana:  
  • Stretches the insides and backs of the legs
  • Open hip and releases groins.
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs
  • Strengthens the spine
  • Calms the brain
  • Therapeutic for Sciatica

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Lower-back injury: Sit up high on a folded blanket and keep your spine straight

WATCH AND LEARN

How to do Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend Pose:
How to do Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose:
Hip and Thigh Opener Yoga Poses :
Top 5 Hip Opening Yoga Poses :
. . . . Continued

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BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Standing Split: 
  • Stretches the hamstrings, calves, and thighs
  • Strengthens the entire leg
  • Calm the brain
  • Stimulates the liver and kidneys

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Lower back injury
  • Ankle or knee injury

WATCH AND LEARN

Top 5 Hamstring Opening Yoga Poses :
Hip and Thigh Opener Yoga Poses :
Top 5 Hip Opening Yoga Poses :
. . . . Continued

85 Ardha Uttana (Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Ardha Uttanasana: 
  • Stretches the hamstrings, calves, and hips.
  • Stretches the front torso
  • Strengthens the back
  • Improves posture
  • Activates digestion

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Neck injury : don’t lift the head to look forward

WATCH AND LEARN

Top 5 Forward Bend Poses:
Intermediate Yoga Poses Sequence:
Beginner’s Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series:
. . . . Continued

84-Uttana-(Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Standing Forward Bend: 
  • Stretches the hamstrings, calves, and hips
  • Strengthens the thighs and knees
  • Stimulates the liver and kidneys
  • Improves digestion
  • Calms the brain and reduces fatigue and anxiety
  • Helps relieve stress and mild depression
  • Therapeutic for headache, high blood pressure, infertility, osteoporosis, and insomnia

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Back injury : Do this pose with bent knees

WATCH AND LEARN

Top 5 Forward Bend Poses:
Intermediate Yoga Poses Sequence:
Beginner’s Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series:
. . . . Continued

82 Pashchimottanasana (Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Paschimottanasana: 
  • Calms the mind, and relieves stress and anxiety
  • Stimulates the liver, kidneys, ovaries, and uterus
  • Improves digestion
  • Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual discomfort
  • Therapeutic for high blood pressure, infertility, insomnia, and sinusitis
  • Traditional texts say that Paschimottanasana increases appetite, reduces obesity, and cures diseases

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Asthma
  • Diarrhea
  • Back or spinal injury: Only perform this pose under the supervision of an experienced teacher

WATCH AND LEARN

Jump to Seated Forward Bend Pose or Paschimottanasana:
Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana:
Top 5  Forward Bend Poses:
. . . . Continued

81 Parsvottana (Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Side Stretch Pose: 
  • Stretches the hips and hamstrings
  • Strengthens the legs
  • Improves posture and sense of balance
  • Calms the brain
  • Stimulates digestive organs
  • Therapeutic for flat feet

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Lower back pain

WATCH AND LEARN

How to do Side Stretch Pose :
Top 5 Hamstring Opening Poses :
10 Minute Beginner’s Sequence:
. . . . Continued

54 Marichyasana (Custom)

54 Marichyasana (Custom)

BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Marichyasana I:  
  • Stretches the spine, hips and shoulders
  • Stimulates abdominal organs like the liver and kidneys
  • Improves digestion and metabolism
  • Calm the mind
  • Therapeutic for Constipation and Obesity

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Asthma
  • Diarrhea

WATCH AND LEARN

How to do Marichi’s Poses A-D :
Top 5 Twist Yoga Poses : 
. . . . Continued

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