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Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose

Like the Hands to Feet pose, this pose increases the flexibility of the spine and the sciatic nerves and most of the tendons and ligaments of the legs.

  • Slims the abdomen, waist, hips, buttocks, and thighs
  • Improves flexibility of the spine, shoulders, hips and sciatic nerve
  • Strengthens legs
  • Improves blood circulation to legs and brain
  • Improves memory, helps some types of headaches, brings mental clarity

Practice your yoga like there is no one else in the room.

  • Is the marriage of the pituitary and thyroid glands
  • Helps offset manic depression
  • Stretches, tones and decongests the spinal column and the nervous system
  • Massages the pancreas, liver, gall-bladder, kidneys, spleen, intestines, gonads and bladder
  • Stretches kidney and adrenal glands
  • Helps relieve diabetes and hyperacidity
  • Helps releive constipation, dyspepsia, flatus dyspepsia and hemorrhoids


The knees should be fully locked for maximum benefits. Both heels should be on the floor. The forehead must touch the knee. Hands in prayer to work the upper back, no cheating.

Muscles worked inlcude: rectus abdominus, obliques, iliosoas, quads, deltoids, trapezius, biceps, triceps, semi spinalis.

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Studio is open to the public 30 minutes before and after all scheduled classes, except the early birds. Studio opens 15 minutes before 6:30 am classes.


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