Ankle Cranking For PregnancyPregnancy Yoga: Ankle Cranking Pose For Trimester 1, 2 & 3

Ankle cranking pose  is 1 of 100+ pregnancy yoga poses included within the Pregnancy Yoga Genie Lesson Planner.

Ankle Cranking Steps 

  1. Bend right leg up and place the foot overhanging the left knee.
  2. Hold right toes with the left hand.
  3. Steady right ankle with right hand.
  4. Crank right ankle around in a large circle.
  5. Explore the perimeters of movement.
  6. Do 10 rotations in each direction.
  7. Do 10 rotations in each direction with other ankle.

Benefits Of Ankle Cranking

  • Can practice during entire pregnancy.
  • Great for stiffness and poor circulation in feet.
  • Helps extend setting time in meditation postures.
  • Useful for edema.
  • Useful for cramping.
  • Useful for post epidural numbness in feet and legs.

Ankle Cranking Video Tutorial

Take a quick peek at the Pregnancy Yoga Genie Lesson Planner.