5. Apanasana (Knee-to-Chest Pose)
Begin lying down with both knees bent and feet in line with your sitting bones. Inhale and then exhale as you bring your right knee toward your torso, holding your leg behind the knee. If you can't reach your leg while keeping your head and shoulders on the floor, use a long strap. Take a few easy breaths here, inhaling as you gently let your knee float slightly away from the torso and exhaling as you gently invite your leg toward the torso. Repeat 5 to 7 times. Return your foot to the floor and repeat with the other leg. After you return your left foot to the floor, take a moment to notice what is present. For an extra challenge, repeat while hugging both legs toward your torso.
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