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Squat Palm Press Pose

Angle-Based Images: Squat Palm Press Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Squat Palm Press Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Squat Palm Press Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Squat Palm Press Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Squat Palm Press Pose Video
Squat Palm Press Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in a standing forward fold with your hands in front of you on the ground.
Squat Palm Press Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Heel-toe your feet wide apart, pointing your toes out so that your hips are open.
Squat Palm Press Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Bend your knees, releasing your hips toward the ground, hovering above it at whatever height feels good for you. Keep your knees in-line with your ankles.
Squat Palm Press Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Take your elbows inside of your thighs, lightly pressing them out, and put your hands together like a prayer at the center of chest. Keep your spine long. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those suffering from ankle, back or knee maladies.

Benefits

A lower body and core strengthener, this pose is very helpful in stimulating digestion and moving along waste matter. This pose is recommended to pregnant women to prepare their bodies for child birth.

Modifications

To make this easier, you can sit on a block or roll a blanket underneath your heels.

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