Tips On How To Perform Standing Forward Bending Pose(2023)

It’s time to learn the correct way to do standing forward bending pose
  • Begin by standing straight.
  • Exhale and gently bend your upper body, dropping your head and keeping your shoulders and neck relaxed.
  •  Bring your trunk closer to the legs. Try to touch the knees with the forehead. This may require a lot of flexibility. If you are just starting out, go only as far as it is comfortable.
  • When you are folding forward, attempt to move your torso from the hip joints, instead of the waist.
  • Place palms on either side of your feet.
  • Try to keep the legs and knees straight throughout the practice. If you are a beginner, you may have to bend your knees slightly to accomplish this.
  • With practice, slowly straighten your knees and try to touch your chest to your thighs
  •  Hold this asana for a while

To start this practice, you can do 20 reps and four sets. After a while, you can increase the number of reps as per your convenience.

It’s time to build your core. 
Heads-up from Grand Master Akshar

Avoid this pose completely if you have recently had either a back, knee or hamstring surgery. Do not perform this asana if there has been a recent injury to your legs, hips, back, or shoulders.

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