Child Pose
Balasana

Child Pose

Child Pose

Directions 

1) Sit on heels.

2) Walk hands forward until forehead touches the floor.

3) Bring arms lose alongside legs, elbows bent.

Video 

Benefits

  • Gently stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles
  • Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue
  • Relieves back and neck pain when done with head and torso supported

Modifications 

Child arms interlocked

Child arms interlocked

Child with hands on heels

Child with hands on heels

Child Uttarabodhi Mudra

Child Uttarabodhi Mudra

Child with check to side

Child with check to side

Precautions

  • Pregnancy
  • Knee injury

Preparation Poses 

  • Hero

Follow Up Poses

  • Child pose can come before or after any asana.
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