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Diver's Pose

Angle-Based Images: Diver's Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Diver's Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Diver's Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Diver's Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Diver's Pose Video
Diver's Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin standing in mountain pose.
Diver's Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Put a soft bend in your knees, come high onto the balls of your feet.
Diver's Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Hinge forward from your waist, keeping your arms on either side of your torso, palms face toward one another.
Diver's Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Pull your belly button to your spine and allow your head to dive toward the ground. Stay here for at least three deep breaths. Pull your belly button to your spine and allow your head to dive toward the ground. Stay here for at least three deep breaths.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Try starting with your hands on the ground for support.

Tips

Not recommended for those suffering from insomnia, headache, or low blood pressure, or those with ankle maladies.

Benefits

This pose builds strength in the lower body and core while building stability in the knee and ankle joints.

Modifications

To deepen the pose, come all the way to a forward bend high on the balls of your feet and look behind you so that your head falls.

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