Yoga for Beginners Intro – Part 3 of 20

Knee Strengthening
Sanskrit Name: Supta Padangusthasana (Variation)
Supta = supine
Padangustha = the big toe

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Yoga for Beginners Intro – Part 3: Knee Strengthening

Sanskrit Name: Supta Padangusthasana (Variation)
Supta = supine
Padangustha = the big toe

Benefits:

  • Gently stretches the hamstring muscles
  • Mobilizes and increases circulation to the knee
  • Gently stretches and strengthens the musculature surrounding the knee

Points:

  • Keep the hips on the ground
  • Flex the foot as you extend the leg upwards
  • Coordinate the movement of the body with the breath

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