#WellnessWednesday- Yoga For Life: Week 134

Instructional picture: how to do the yoga pose big toes pose

Wellness Wednesday Week 134: Big Toes Pose

Benefits:

Stretches back.

Opens chest.

Improves posture.

Foundation & General Alignment:

Start standing in mountain pose. Bend body forward at hips.

Feet are firmly planted into the ground.

Legs are straight and engaged.

Hips are pressing back .

Back is as straight as body allows.

Shoulders are back.

Arms are reaching forward and fingers are wrapping around big toes.

Fingers are gently pulling upper body towards ground.

Heart is pressing down towards ground.

Common Problems:

Back is too curved.

Legs are hyperextending.

Modifications:

Legs can be bent to allow fingers to wrap around toes.

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