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Pyramid Pose

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Parsvottanasana
Level :  Equipment : No

Pyramid Pose 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:
Inhale to prepare.

Step 4:
With a flat back, exhale to bend forward at the hip and place the hands on the floor (tailbone is tilted up towards the ceiling and both feet are flat on the ground). When the hands are on the ground, carefully tuck the forehead to the knee for an added stretch.

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

Step 6:
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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