Yin Yoga Posture – Butterfly Pose

The Yin Yoga posture Butterfly pose is a gentle and moving posture the assists both the hips and lower spine, the heart of human movement.

  • It's a great way to stretch the lower back without requiring loose hamstrings.
  • It's also really great for the kidneys and for people suffering urinary problems.
  • Can assist in child birth preparations.

Some tips for how to get the most from Butterfly Pose:

  • Start in a seated position.
  • Bring the soles of your feet together, then sliding them away from you.
  • Allowing your back to round, fold forward, lightly resting your hands on your feet or the floor in front.
  • Make sure to allow your head to hang down towards the heels.

This is a  nice posture for pregnant women because the leg are abducted, providing space for the belly.