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Baddhakonasana

Samasthithi: Seated position, legs stretched out in front, back straight.

Baddhakonasana Pose
Steps and Asanasthithi:
Inahle and fold both the legs in, move the heels close to the body and touching each other.
Using the first 2 fingers & thumb hold the big toe with respective hands.
Exhale and bend forward slightly from the waist (keeping the back straight)
Touch chin to chest
Breathe normally for 6-7 counts.
Inhaling come back & stretch the legs.
Movement of legs in the first step of Baddhakonasana is very beneficial for pregnant ladies as it strengthens the hamstrings & improves blood circulation to the lower extremeties.
Vision: eyes closed in Asana sthithi

Benefits:
Opens up the pelvis
Strengthens hamstrings
Stimulates the thyroid gland
Relieves pain in legs
Flexes the leg muscles
Regular practice is very good for kidney, bladder, and ovaries
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