Today we are gonna breakdown a pose we do all the time. Forward Fold or Uttanasana. This pose is a transitional pose in Sun Salutations and is great for the body! Lets break it down!! The video below shows you benefits, variations, & how to get into the pose. Please give the video a thumbs up and share with your friends.
- Increases circulation to internal organs
- Activates core muscles
- Stretches the back side body from your heels to your head
- Strengthens knees & thighs
- Stretches hamstrings & hips
Start in Mountain Pose
Exhale Forward Fold
Hinge from your hips as you come down with a flat back
Grab for your calves, ankles, or heels; whatever is accessible
Gaze between your knees or towards your belly button
Relax your head & neck to release any tension
Say yes & no with your head
Please leave a comment if you have any questions. I love constructive criticism so please let me know how I can improve and tell me what you liked!!
Peace, love and light friend.