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Goddess Pose - Supta Baddha Konasana

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Updated July 04, 2012

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Goddess Pose - Supta Baddha Konasana
Goddess Pose - Supta Baddha Konasana

Goddess Pose - Supta Baddha Konasana

© Barry Stone
Type of Pose: Supine, Restorative

Also Known As: Reclined Bound Angle Pose

Benefits: Opens the groin

Instructions:

1. From Cobbler's Pose - Baddha Konasana, lean backward, bringing your elbows to the floor.

2. Lower the back all the way to the floor.

3. Stay here several minutes. To come out, roll over to your side and sit up, using your hands to support you.

Beginners: If you are not comfortable reclining on the floor, you may use a bolster or several folded blankets to support the spine. You may also want to place a block under each knee for support.

Advanced: Try the variations on the following pages.

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