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

TIPS ON HOW TO DO STANDING FORWARD BENDING POSE
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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