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Child’s Pose

Angle-Based Images: Child’s Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Child’s Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Child’s Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Child’s Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Child’s Pose Video
Child’s Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in a kneeling position with knees slightly apart.
Child’s Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Crawl your hands forward, your arms long and in front of you.
Child’s Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Allow your torso to relax onto your thighs and your forehead to rest on the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those with knee maladies or those suffering from diarrhea. Not recommended for pregnant women past their first trimester.

Benefits

Gentle hip, back, and shoulder opener that calms the body and mind.

Modifications

For a more restorative variation, take a bolster in between your thighs, and lay on it.

Related Exercises

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