April - Bound Eagle Pose


B A D D H A   K O N A S A N A

baddha - bound, tied, fixed or fastened    kona - angle    asana - posture, pose or seat


 The pose can be done in seated, lying or on the yoga wall.

The pose can be done in seated, lying or on the yoga wall.


BENEFITS

  • Strengthens legs, back, abdomen, shoulders and arms
  • Stretches hips and groin
  • Stimulates circulation, digestion, peristalsis (movement of the intestines), relieves constipation
  • Tones abdominal and pelvic organs
  • Draws the senses inward, can bring relief to stress, anxiety and mild depression

PRECAUTIONS - PROCEED WITH CARE IF YOU HAVE:

  • Weak or stiff back muscles: hold in vertical position, sit on edge of cushion
  • Stiffness in hips, groin, knees or sciatica: use cushions or blocks below knees
  • Constipation: avoid long holding
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