Yoga Pose of the Week

I thought I would share my love of yoga with you by posting a helpful pose each week.   Make sure you read the benefits because it really does help reduce tension in the body. 

Child’s Pose

 
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(Balasana)

Benefits:
Physical: Stretches lower back; opens hips
Emotional: Calming, cooling, introspective
Rx for: Relieves lower back discomfort

1. Sit on heels, hands on thighs.
2. Lower chest and forehead until chest rests on thighs and forehead comes to the floor.
3. Straighten arms behind body, palms face up.
4. Hold for 5 to 10 breaths.

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