POSTURE BREAKDOWN: FORWARD FOLD

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Hey Yogis!

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.

 

 


Benefits

  • 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

 


How To

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. 

Namaste

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