CHILD’S POSE

Charlie Smith Childs Pose Beginners

(Balasana)

Child’s pose naturally calms the mind and helps relieve stress and fatigue. It is a wonderful pose to feel grounded, connected and is also used as a resting pose in class.

How To Perform

• From hands and knees position, exhale and slide your hands forward as you press your tailbone back towards your heals, creating length in the spine and space in between each vertebrae.
• Relax your neck, walk your fingers forward with each exhale, draw your shoulders back with each inhale.
• Place your forehead on your mat and hold for 5 to 10 breaths
• Target body areas are the ankles, quadriceps, obliques, lower back and shoulders.

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