Balasana ( Child Pose )
Balasana :- Child’s Resting Pose or Child Pose
Bala :- Child
Asana :- Pose
Pose Type :- Forward Bend, Restorative
Level :- Beginner
Position :- Prone
Elements:- Light, Fire, Water and Earth
Anatomy :- Lower Back, Feet, Ankles, Hips, Knees and Neck
• Child pose is relaxing pose.
• This pose opening your hips and elongating your back.
• Sit on the mat in Kneeling position and take a few deep breaths.
• Touch your big toes together and sit on the heels.
• Separate your knees as wide as your hips.
• Exhale and bring your torso forward, over your thighs and forward, over your thighs and place the forehead on the mat in front of you.
• Release the front of your shoulder toward the floor.
• Feel your weight of the front Shoulders pull the shoulder blades wides across your back and palms keep downwards.
• Stay in this Pose from 30 seconds to few minutes (1to 3 minutes)
• To return in Kneeling position, first lengthen the front torso.
• Inhale and lift from the tailbone as it press down into the pelvis.
• Gently stretches the Hips, Thighs and Ankle.
• Calms the Brain and Body.
• Helps the relieves stress and fatigue.
• Relieves back and neck pain.
• Gently stretches the spine.
• Brings awareness of the body and breathing.
• Reduces migraines with incress the blood circulation.
• Encourages better sleep.
• Treats anxiety and insomnia.
• Relaxes the neck and shoulder muscles.
• Heals the restless leg syndrome.
• Avoided by pregnant women.
• Knee Injury.
• Infection in the stomach.
• Severe spondylitis.
• Injury at the ankle.