BALASANA - the child pose

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BENEFITS

  • Gently stretches your lower back, hips, thighs, knees, and ankles
  • Relaxes you spine, shoulders, and neck
  • Increases blood circulation to your head which reduces headaches
  • Massages your internal organs
  • Calms the mind (central nervous system) thus helping relieve stress and tension

CAUTIONS

  • Knee injuries or problems like cartilage or ligament tears
  • Ankle problems
  • Avoid for those with high blood pressure, eye or ear infections
  • Pregnancy
  • Diarrhea