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Reclined Goddess Pose

Angle-Based Images: Reclined Goddess Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Goddess Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Goddess Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Goddess Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Goddess Pose Video
Reclined Goddess Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin seated with your knees bent and your feet on the ground.
Reclined Goddess Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Place a bolster lengthwise behind your sit bones and gently lie back so that your midback and head are supported by the bolster.
Reclined Goddess Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Once comfortable, take your feet together and push knees apart, and allow your arms to relax on either side of you. Breathe here for at least five deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

If you have groin or knee injuries, use blocks under your knees to support them.

Benefits

Opens the shoulders, chest, groin, inner thighs, and hips. Said to relieve stress, depression, and anxiety. Stimulates circulation, heart, and the digestive and abdominal organs. Relieves symptoms of menopause and menstruation.

Modifications

If you have sensitive hips or knees, you can place blocks or blankets underneath your knees to support them.

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