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Revolved Head to Knee Pose

Angle-Based Images: Revolved Head To Knee Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Head To Knee Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Head To Knee Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Head To Knee Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Head To Knee Pose Video
Revolved Head to Knee Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in a seated position.
Revolved Head to Knee Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Extend your left leg long and place your right foot inside of your left thigh.
Revolved Head to Knee Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Lean to the left and release your left forearm to the ground inside of your shin so that your arm and shin are lined up and your fingertips are facing away from you.
Revolved Head to Knee Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Use an inhale to reach your right arm up toward the ceiling and an exhale to tip over to the left. Breathe here.
Revolved Head to Knee Pose: Step 5
Step 5 If there is more space, take your right hand to the outer edge of your right foot and your left hand to the inside of your right foot.
Revolved Head to Knee Pose: Step 6
Step 6 Breathe here for three deep breaths: use each inhale to lengthen out your spine, and each exhale to open your chest to the ceiling a bit more.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Until you create the flexibility, don't worry about catching your foot with your hand. Instead focus on creating space and lengthening through your side waist.

Tips

Not recommended for those with shoulder, back, or hamstring maladies, or those suffering from diarrhea.

Benefits

Opens your torso, chest, shoulders, hamstrings, and groin. This pose helps you breathe deeper.

Modifications

Once in the full pose, to deepen the twist, take your bottom hand to your bent knee, and use that to revolve your chest even more.

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