Yoga Seated & Supine Poses : Anantasana Yoga Pose

Yoga Seated & Supine Poses : Anantasana Yoga Pose


Hi, we’re going to go into Ananthasana, which
is absolutely opens the groins, stretches the hamstrings, stretches the quads. And we’re
going to do that on our side, so we’ll take a moment to just come to your side, and then
stay with the bottom leg. You want to get length through your heel, and you want to
stack the hips on top of each other, and you want to stack the shoulders on top of each
other. So create length, create stability, and then your inhale will bend that top leg,
and create a yoga lock, and extend. Now you’re working, you’re still working on the leg that’s
on the ground is still reaching through your heel, and the leg that’s up is reaching through
the heel, so both legs are very actively working. The spine is lengthening, the shoulders are
releasing. One if you cannot reach your foot you can use a strap. So again, listen to the
comfort of your body. It’s an external rotation of the top leg, and she’s getting length through
her heel. She’s creating space here, and relaxing. So this kind of pose, this extreme stretch
in your legs takes time, so you want to be able to maintain this pose for a few minutes.