Category Archives: Yoga

Balasana or Child’s Pose

Balasana
Balasana – Child’s Pose

This feel-good pose is wonderful for relaxation, lower back release, digestive massage and surrender. Widen legs apart if it feels tight. Inhale kneeling to lengthen your spine and fold forward. Rest on your forehead or hairline if your nose smashes. Breathe deeply and soften as you exhale. Focus on the movement of your breath as it gently presses your belly into your thighs. Allow yourself time to become restful.

Modified Balasana
Modified Balasana

If the variation above is uncomfortable try stacking blankets or a firm pillow.  Open the knees a bit and place the bolster or blankets between your knees.  Inhale kneeling to lengthen your spine and fold forward.  Soften as you exhale and enjoy your rest.