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Reclining Hero Pose (modified)

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Supta Virasana
Level :  Equipment : Yes

Reclining Hero Pose (modified) Steps:

Step 1:
Start by kneeling on the mat with feet hip distance apart.

Step 2:
Place the yoga block in between the feet and place the sit bones on top of the block. Keeping the feet in contact with the block, widen the knees to mat distance apart.

Step 3:
Reach back and place the hands on the floor, fingers facing towards the glutes, extend the arms and straighten the back through to the hips.

Step 4:
Inhale to prepare.

Step 5:
Exhale to extend through the glutes and slowly bend at the elbows until you feel a tolerable stretch through the front of the thighs (knees should remain in contact with the floor at all times).

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

Top Tip:

- Stretches the abdomen, thighs and deep hip flexors, knees and ankles
- Relieves tired legs
- Improves digestion
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