Bhaddha Konasana Bound Eagle Pose; Butterfly Pose

Translation:

Bhadda is “to restrain” and kona means “angle. ”

Benefits:

Aids pelvis, abdomen, and back.

Instructions:

1. Sit with the spine erect and your legs spread in a V shape.

2. Bring the heels of your feet together in front of you.

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Allow the knees to fall comfortably toward the floor.

3. Clasp your hands around your feet, keeping the spine erect as your upper torso eases forward.

This pose naturally stretches the spine and inner thighs.

Note: Do this pose with care if you have bad knees. Never force the knees downward.

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