Legs spread back stretch pose

Pada Prasar Paschimottanasana

  • Sit in the Seated Base Position (Prarambhik Sthiti).
  • Separate the legs as wide apart as comfortable and flex the feet to engage the thigh muscles.
  • Place the hands on the floor in front of the body.
  • Lengthen the spine then fold forward from the hips.
  • Extend as far as appropriate without rounding the spine.
  • Hold the pose for as long as comfortable then slowly lift the torso upright and return to the seated position.
  • Practice up to 5 times or hold the pose for up to 5 minutes.

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