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Forward Fold. For this pose, start out from Downward Facing Dog and step forward to the top of your mat. Let your hands and feet meet, and rest your hands on a yoga block or the floor. Make sure your tailbone is lifted and keep your knees soft. As you inhale, keep your back flat and gaze forward. Relax your shoulders and tuck your chin down toward your chest. Extend the crown of your head towards the floor to lengthen your spine. Straighten your legs as much as possible by shifting your we
Instagram post by Jasmine Chong 🦄 • Dec 8, 2016 at 12:10pm UTC
#JasmineYogaTutorial : #HamstringFlexibility #ForwardFold The forward fold is one of the first poses I wanted to master when I first started yoga. Once I got more flexible, I was able to touch my toes but my back was very rounded. It was only after two years that a teacher corrected me. I was told to bend my legs n press my belly against the thighs to lengthen the lower back. Ooo that completely changed my forward fold. I have here the top two pictures how you can rather passively stretch ...