Different Variations of Child’s Pose In 2023

Child’s Pose, or Balasana, is a versatile and gentle yoga posture, offering various modifications to suit different needs and preferences. Let’s explore two popular variations that can enhance your experience of this restful pose.

Child’s Pose with a Bolster

1.  Start on your hands and knees.

2. Place a bolster or a medicine ball vertically between your inner thighs. Gently release your body down onto the bolster.

3. For extra comfort, use a rolled blanket or pillow between your thighs and calves.

4. Bring your forehead or cheek to rest on the bolster. Switch cheeks after a few breaths for an even stretch.

5. If you have a longer torso, place a block under your forehead or cheek to align your neck with your spine.

6. Take 8–10 deep breaths, or remain as long as comfortable.

Child’s Pose with a Block

1. Begin on your forearms and knees.

2. Place your forehead on a block.

3. Your toes can be either tucked under or released down to the floor.

4. Maintain the pose for 8–10 deep breaths or as long as it feels right.

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