Yoga Poses: Child’s Pose

yoga-child-poseChild’s Pose (Balasana) is a resting pose that stretches the hips, thighs, ankles and back. It’s a good pose for relaxation and can be used if you’re tired and need a break, or between poses.

Like, Downward Facing Dog, Child’s Pose is another good yoga pose for getting blood to the brain. It can be refreshing if you’re feeling fatigued.

Child’s Pose

1. From a kneeling position, sit on your feet with your toes touching and your heels pointing out.

2. With your toes still touching, open your knees and lower your belly until it rests between your thighs.

3. Lean your forehead to the floor and reach your arms out in front of you, palms down.

4. Bring your arms around in a wide circle and bring them to rest at your sides, palms facing up.

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