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Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee

Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee Video
Angle-Based Images: Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee Video
Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee : Step 1
Step 1 Begin in Down Dog.
Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee : Step 2
Step 2 Reach your right leg high, in-line with your body.
Down Dog Split Pose, Open Hip Bent Knee : Step 3
Step 3 Open your hip and bend the knee, keep reaching your left heel toward the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths and then repeat on the other side.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those with high blood pressure, or those suffering from wrist, ankle, or shoulder maladies.

Benefits

Opens backs of legs, hips, and spine. Releases head and neck tension. Improves blood flow to the entire body. Improves circulation in the legs.

Modifications

Keep your shoulders square.

Related Exercises

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