Affirmation: I Love My Psoas and Hips
Week 2: Flexibility Poses
Strengthens and Stretches: Hips, psoas, groin, inner thigh and hamstrings.
How To Do It: Begin in downward facing dog. Inhale lift left leg up, exhale step foot on the outside of the left hand. Drop right knee to the ground, bring right shin to the ground. Root hands into the mat or for a deeper stretch, lower forearms to the mat. Reach chest forward and drop head down, aligning neck with spine. Breathe here for 3 full rounds of breath then repeat on the opposite side.
When To Do It: In the morning and evening to stretch out hips and psoas. Incorporate this pose at the beginning and end of your yoga practice to warm-up and cool down the body.
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