side seated angle

parsva upavistha konasana

Side seated angle opens the hips and stretching the backs of the legs.

From seated angle, walk both hands over to the right foot.

Exhale rounding the head towards the right knee cap.

Bend the elbows slightly to relax the shoulders and neck.

To deepen the stretch in the back of the leg, gently press out through the heel and pull the toes towards your body.

Breathe and hold for 3-8 breaths.

Release and walk both hands back to center, and then repeat on other side.

To release: with both hands center, inhale the arms up and exhale them next to your sides.

a) Place a blanket under the hips.
b) Use a yoga strap around the foot to gently pull you towards the knee and leg.