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Bridge Pose (modified)

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Level :  Equipment : Yes
Lower Back

Bridge Pose (modified) Steps:

Step 1:
Start by lying on your back, with knees bent, heels drawn close to the glutes, feet hip distance apart and arms at your sides (palm facing down). You should be able to tickle the back of the heels with your fingers.

Step 2:
Inhale to prepare.

Step 3:
Exhale to press the feet into the ground and raise the hips up towards the ceiling.

Step 4:
Take the yoga block and place it underneath the sacrum to added support. Place hands back down at the sides (palms facing up or down).

Step 5:
Hold the posture for 5 to 10 breaths and then return to starting position.

Top Tip:

- Stretches the chest, neck, and spine
- Calms the brain and helps alleviate stress and mild depression
- Stimulates abdominal organs, lungs, and thyroid
- Rejuvenates tired legs
- Improves digestion
- Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
- Relieves menstrual discomfort when done supported
- Reduces anxiety, fatigue, backache, headache, and insomnia
- Therapeutic for asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and sinusitis
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