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Pyramid Pose (modified)

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Parsvottanasana
Level :  Equipment : Yes
Active
Buttocks
Hamstrings

Pyramid Pose (modified) Steps:

Step 1:
Start by standing at the front of your mat with feet together and hands on the hips.

Step 2:
Take a step straight back with the right foot, approximately 3 to 4 feet, with feet hip distance apart and hips facing forward.

Step 3:
Place yoga blocks on both sides of the front leg.

Step 4:
Inhale to prepare.

Step 5:
With a flat back, exhale to bend forward at the hip and place the hands on the yoga blocks for support (tailbone is tilted up towards the ceiling and both feet are flat on the ground).

Step 6:
Hold the posture for 5 to 10 breaths and then return to starting position.

Step 7:
Repeat the exercise with the right leg forward and left leg back.

Top Tip:

- Calms the brain
- Stretches the spine, shoulders, hips and hamstrings
- Strengthens the legs
- Stimulates the abdominal organs
- Improves posture and sense of balance
- Improves digestion
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