Yoga Pose: Pyramid with Hands on the Inside of the Leg

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  • Pyramid with Hands on the Inside of the Leg

  • Category:
    Arm and Leg Support / Forward Bend
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    From a standing position the front and back legs extend away from each other and the inner thighs scissor towards each other. The spine is long and extended as the upper torso folds over the front leg and the palms reach for the earth on the inside of the leg. The pelvis is tucked under, the ribcage is lifted and the chin is slightly tucked. The neck is a natural is extension of the spine and the gaze is down.

  • Benefits:

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