Wind-relieving

Benefits

  • Stretches the hips, groin and hamstrings.
  • Releases tension at the lower back.

Therapeutic

  • Can help to alleviate lower back pain.
  • Relieves stress.

Skill Level

  • Beginner

Category

  • Hip Opener

Yoga 15 Series

    Instructions

    • Lie on your back and hug your right knee into your chest.
    • Press your lower back into the mat and move your right knee in anyway that releases tension or tightness in your right hip.
    • Hold for 5-10 breaths, in and out through your nose. 
    • Release the pose and switch sides. 

    Contraindication

    • Avoid this pose if you have a hip injury.