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Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose

Angle-Based Images: Legs Up Wall Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Legs Up Wall Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Legs Up Wall Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Legs Up Wall Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Legs Up Wall Pose Video
Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose : Step 1
Step 1 Sit sideways on to a wall, with the wall on your left.
Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose : Step 2
Step 2 Lie down on your right side, facing away from the wall with your bottom touching it.
Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose : Step 3
Step 3 Using your arms, lift your legs up the wall as you roll over to the left onto your back.
Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose : Step 4
Step 4 Let your arms relax down on either side of you. Palms can face up for openness or down for an extra level of grounding. Take at least three deep breaths in this position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those with serious eye ailments such as glaucoma.

Benefits

Lightly opens the backs of the legs, the front of the torso and the back of the neck. Improves circulation. This pose is alleged to alleviate anxiety, depression, stress, arthritis, digestive problems, respiratory ailments, insomnia, headaches, varicose veins, back aches and other health problems. Relieves tired or cramped feet and legs.

Modifications

This pose can also be practised with a bolster under your hips.

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