KNEES-TO-CHEST

Benefits

  • Releases compression at the lower back.
  • Stretches the glutes and knees.

Therapeutic

  • Can help to alleviate lower back pain. 

Skill Level

  • Beginner

Category

  • Reclining

Yoga 15 Series

Instructions

  • Lie flat on your back.
  • Hug one knee, then both knees into your chest. Relax your shoulders and press your lower back into the mat. 
  • Rock gently from side to side. Stay here for 5-10 deep breaths, in and out through your nose. 

Contraindications

  • Avoid this pose if you have a hip, knee or back injury.