Yoga Pose: Seated Forward Bend (Preparation)

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  • Seated Forward Bend (Preparation)

  • Category:
    Seated / Forward Bend
  • Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Description:

    From a seated position with the sits bones rooted into the earth the knees are bent. The thighs connect with the chest. The peace fingers are wrapped around the big toes. The ribcage is lifted. The gaze is forward.

  • Benefits:

    Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression. Stretches the spine, shoulders and hamstrings. Stimulates the liver, kidneys, ovaries and uterus. Improves digestion. Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual discomfort. Soothes headache and anxiety. Reduces fatigue. Therapeutic for high blood pressure, infertility, insomnia and sinusitis.