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Seated Wide Leg Straddle

Step By Step

  1. Start in Staff Pose and then spread the legs a comfortable distance apart.
  2. Strengthen thigh muscles while inner spiraling thighs to get the lower back tied in. Shins in and thighs out and work tailbone down.
  3. Bend at the hips and lead down with the heart keeping head inline with the spine.

Benefits

  • Stretches the insides and backs of the legs.
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs.
  • Strengthens the spine.
  • Calms the brain and nervous system.
  • Relieves stress, anxiety, and mild depression.
  • Reduces fatigue and insomnia.

Contraindications

  • Lower back injuries.
  • Asthma.
  • Pregnancy.

Common Misalignments

  • Lack of muscular energy.
  • Legs too outer spiraled.
  • Lack of shoulder loop.
  • Leading with the head instead of the heart.
  • Feet asleep.