Happy Baby

SKILL LEVEL
  • Beginner
CATEGORY
BENEFITS
  • Stretches the glutes, groin and hamstrings.
  • Relaxes the body and calms the mind.
  • Can help to alleviate lower back pain.
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Lie on your back and hug your knees into your chest.
  • Keep your feet together and bring your knees out wide. Thread your hands through and take hold of the outsides of your feet.
  • Bring your ankles out over your knees, flex your feet and gently pull them down towards you.
  • If you can’t reach your feet, you can hold onto your ankles or shins.
  • Press your lower back into the mat and rock gently from side to side.
  • Stay in the pose for 5-10 breaths, in and out through your nose.
CONTRAINDICATION
  • Avoid this pose if you have a knee injury.

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