EYE OF THE NEEDLE POSE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Lie on your back and bend both knees.
2. Cross your left leg over the right, clasp both hands around the back of your right leg’s thigh and bring the right knee toward the chest.
3. Stay in eye of the needle pose for 30 seconds, then reverse leg positions and repeat.
Keep your back flat on the mat and, as you exhale, draw your knee in toward your chest. Stretch only as far as it feels comfortable and breathe deeply and slowly.
The eye of the needle pose stretches the glutes, hips and lower back. This yoga pose increases blood flow and circulation to the legs and hips, relieves cramps and reduces anxiety.
Knee, back or hip injury.