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Seated Long-Leg Forward Bend Pose

Angle-Based Images: Seated Long-leg Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Seated Long-leg Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Seated Long-leg Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Seated Long-leg Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Seated Long-leg Forward Bend Pose Video
Seated Long-Leg Forward Bend Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin seated in staff pose.
Seated Long-Leg Forward Bend Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Take a big inhale to lengthen, and use your exhale to engage your navel to your spine and lean your torso forward, reaching your hands forward as far as it feels comfortable on your legs and lower back.
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Seated Long-Leg Forward Bend Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Allow your head to relax down toward your legs. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

The goal is not to touch your toes, but to find length and extension in your spine and to open your legs.

Tips

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

Benefits

Improves hamstring and back flexibility.

Modifications

If you have a tight lower back, sit up on a block or blanket. If your hamstrings are tight, soften your knees.

Related Exercises

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