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Upavishta Konasana, Supported Wide-Angle Pose

by Restorative Yoga Poses on March 20, 2011

Benefits: This restorative yoga pose focuses on releasing tight adductors (the inner thigh muscle group including the Gracilis). Props: Folded Blanket, Bolster Technique: 1) Start by sitting on the folded blanket placing the pelvis into anterior rotation and engaging a neutral spine. 2) Abduct the legs forming a wide-angle and see that the kneecaps are […]

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Salamba Balasana, (Supported Child’s Pose)

by Restorative Yoga Poses on February 27, 2011

Benefits: This is a deeply relaxing pose that aims to quiet the mind and calm the body. It gently stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles, and helps to relieve some types of back and neck pain. Props: Bolster or Thick Towel Roll Technique: 1) Come into a kneeling position on your mat with the bolster […]

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