Baddha Konasana Yoga Pose of the Week!
Also Known As Bound Angle Pose
How do you do it?
1. From Staff Pose, bend the knees bringing the soles of the feet together and letting the knees fall out to either side.
2. Keep the spine long.
3. Press the outer edges of the feet together strongly.
- Stimulates abdominal organs, ovaries and prostate gland, bladder, and kidneys
- Stimulates the heart and improves general circulation
- Stretches the inner thighs, groins, and knees
- Helps relieve mild depression, anxiety, and fatigue
- Soothes menstrual discomfort and sciatica
- Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
- Therapeutic for flat feet, high blood pressure, infertility, and asthma
- Consistent practice of this pose until late into pregnancy is said to help ease childbirth.
- Traditional texts say that Baddha Konasana destroys disease and gets rid of fatigue.