The yin yoga posture half saddle pose is a back bend that helps to open the ventral side of the body. It also activates the stomach meridian. Use padding under your knees and buttocks to lessen stress in the knee and you can also place padding under your head and back to create an easier pose. A nice counter pose is dragon pose.
Options for the extended leg:
- Keep it extended towards the floor or
- Bend the knee and place the foot on floor,
- Draw the knee into the chest for the deepest stretch
Yin Yoga Half Saddle Pose
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