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Revolved Triangle Pose

Angle-Based Images: Revolved Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Triangle Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Revolved Triangle Pose Video
Revolved Triangle Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in a single leg forward bend with your right leg forward.
Revolved Triangle Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Keep your left hand on the ground inside of your right leg, directly underneath your left shoulder, and lift your right arm to the ceiling, making one long line with your arms.
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Revolved Triangle Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Look up at your right thumb and lean your torso back, opening your chest to the ceiling. Use each inhale to lengthen your spine, and each exhale to revolve your chest open a bit more. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths, then repeat on the other side.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Use a block underneath your bottom hand.

Tips

Not recommended for those with low blood pressure, suffering from migraines, insomnia, or diarrhea, or those with knee, hamstrings, back, or neck maladies, Not recommended for pregnant women.

Benefits

Strengthens and lengthens hamstrings and back. Opens shoulders. Improves digestion. Is thought to help lower back pain. Is said to help relieve symptoms of asthma and sciatica.

Modifications

To make this easier, keep the bottom hand on a block inside of your front foot. To deepen the pose, take the bottom hand to the top of your front foot or to the ground outside of the front foot.

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