Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend) – Overview
- Features: Paschimottanasana (Intense Stretch of the West / Seated Forward Bend)
- 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.
“Intense Stretch of the West”
Also known as: Seated Forward Bend
In Bikram Hot Yoga, called Bikram Yoga Sit-Up Pose
Heart of Pose
- Stretch Back Body
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