Stretches the chest, abdomen and hip flexors.
Improves digestion and helps to relieve constipation.
Helps to relieve menstrual cramps.
to do this pose:
(Always be sure to check with your Dr
before performing this or any other new exercise especially
if you have heart problems, high or low blood pressure,
neck problems or are pregnant)
1. Lie on your stomach with your legs straight out.
As you exhale bend your knees so that your heels are
close to your buttocks and reach back for your ankles.
Keep the knees and feet hips width apart.
Think of creating a long spine by drawing the top of
your head up and forward and drawing your tailbone down
and back. Create length in your neck as well by creating
space between your ears and your shoulders. Slide your
shoulder blades down towards your hips and lengthen
Allow your chest to be open and instead of sinking into
your hips and lower back, think of creating space there
Breathe calm, slow breaths and stay in this pose up
to 30 seconds. When you gently release this pose come
into childs pose and sit back towards your heels with
the forehead towards the floor.