Wide Leg Forward Fold

Lauren Eckstrom

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Lauren breaks down Wide Leg Forward Fold (Prasarita Padottanasana) Level 1 Wide Legged Foward Fold is a deep release.  It lengthens and release the spine and deeply stretches the backs of the legs.  It is a great yoga inversion so you will definitely feel the rush of blood to the head especially if you hold for awhile.  There are several different arm positions for this pose so be ready to explore.  You make gently shake the head yes or no to release the cervical spine. *Modifications:  You may use a block to gently rest your head on.  If the hamstrings are tight or your knees are tender put a gentle bend in your knees. Watch as Lauren takes you step by step to through this deep releasing forward fold!