Low Lunge with blocks

Low Lunge with blocks

Low Lunge- Anjaneyasna -with blocks

Anjaney= Crescent
Asana= Posture

How to do

-Front knee over front ankle
-Hands directly under shoulders on blocks
-Back leg is straight with heel pressing towards the earth
-Hips sinking toward the earth
-Gaze down and lengthening through the crown of your head

Benefits

– Strengthens the quadriceps and gluteus muscles
– Stretches the psoas and hips
– Relieves sciatica pain
– Develops stamina and endurance in your thighs, your balance, concentration and core awareness

Contraindications

-Recent or chronic injury to the hips, knees, back or shoulder