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Fallen Triangle Pose

Angle-Based Images: Fallen Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Fallen Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Fallen Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Fallen Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Fallen Triangle Pose Video
Fallen Triangle Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in Down Dog.
Fallen Triangle Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Round your left knee towards your right shoulder and place your left foot on the ground outside of your right hand.
Fallen Triangle Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Spin your back heel down and lift your right arm up and back as you open your chest and lift your hips. Outer edge of your left foot stays on the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths and then repeat on the other side.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

You can take the shin of your front leg to the ground until you build enough arm strength for the full variation.

Tips

Avoid this pose if you have rotator cuff injuries or wrist maladies, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Benefits

This pose strengthens the arms and glutes, opens the hips, chest and shoulders, and allows for deeper breathing.

Modifications

For full extension on the pose, straighten your limbs and allow your head to fall back.

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