Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana (Half Bound Lotus Standing Stretch) – Overview
- Features: Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana (Half Bound Lotus Standing Stretch)
- Objective: Become knowledgeable about the pose and review detailed teaching considerations.
- Description: Explain the Sanskrit naming; contraindications and cautions; associated benefits and typical effects; instructions and cues for setting up and practicing the pose; variations to meet particular intentions and needs; and more teaching considerations.
Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
“ardha” = half
“baddha” = bound
“padma” = lotus
“uttana” = intense stretch
Half Bound Lotus Standing Stretch
In Bikram Hot Yoga, called Tree Pose
Heart of Pose
- Hip Stretch
- Hamstring Stretch
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