Child pose


Sanskrit name: Balasana.
The yoga pose where the torso faces the floor in a fetal position, knees and hips bent with the shins on the floor. The entire body rests on one’s calves, parallel to the floor.

Recommendations and precautions:

  • The pose is focused mainly on relaxing the entire body.
  • Moderation recommended in the case of persons with knee problems or high blood pressure.

Physical benefits:

  • Improves brain blood flow.
  • Stimulates sexual glands.
  • Alleviates cervical contractions and shoulder pains.
  • Calms the central nervous system.

Relaxing in the Child’s pose is conducted with one’s entire attention focused on the present and on connecting with one’s body.
Practice the Child’s Resting pose during Yogilates classes. Learn more here.

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