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Standing Forward Bend Pose

Angle-Based Images: Standing Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Forward Bend Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Forward Bend Pose Video
Standing Forward Bend Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin by standing in mountain pose. Begin standing in mountain pose.
Standing Forward Bend Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Take a deep inhale to reach your arms up over your head, framing your face.
Standing Forward Bend Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Use your exhale to engage your navel to your spine and swan dive over your legs with a flat back.
Standing Forward Bend Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Place your hands on the floor slightly in front of or beside your feet. Press all four corners of both feet into the ground and lift your sitz bones toward the ceiling. Relax your head and neck. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those with hamstring or back maladies.

Benefits

Increases back and hamstring flexibility. Great for relieving stress.

Modifications

Soften your knees if this is too intense for your hamstrings.

Related Exercises

  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Legs Exercises
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