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Pyramid

Step By Step

  1. From Mountain Pose (Lunge, Triangle or Downward-Facing Dog) draw leg back, heel to the mat and back toes are facing forward.
  2. Front knees are in line with toes.
  3. Hips and shoulders point forward and fold at the hips drawing the head to the knee.
  4. Activate both legs equally by pulling knee caps up and hips forward.
  5. Hands on the mat.

Benefits

  • Opens the chest.
  • Calms the brain.
  • Stretches the spine, shoulders, hips and hamstrings.
  • Strengthens the legs, feet and ankles.
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs and thyroid.
  • Improves posture and sense of balance.
  • Improves digestion.

Contraindications

  • Back injuries; don’t fold all the way down. Use a wall if desired.
  • Pregnancy.

Common Misalignments

  • Feet turned, not for corners.
  • Feet in line, back foot too turned out.
  • Hyper extending or bending knees.
  • Lack of muscular energy.
  • Hips and shoulders not to the front.