To lengthen and strengthen your hamstrings, calves, feet, and spinal cord. The bend and stretch also helps with relaxation and refocusing.
Hamstrings, calves, feet, and spine.
Safety Instruction and Technique
- Stand firm, either in the mountain pose or Tadasana with your legs 3-4 feet apart. Ensure that both of your feet are parallel to each other pointing your toes in a slight inward direction.
- Inhale deeply and raise both your arms, aligning them parallel with your feet.
- Exhale deeply and bend your torso in the forward direction from your hip joints to maintain a straight spine.
- Rest your crown on the block. Hold the big toes, making a hook with two fingers of your hand. Feel the spine being pulled in opposite directions as you press the head down and lift the hips up.
You suffer from lower back pain or have knee problems.