LIZARD POSE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Start in downward dog pose and step your left foot forward between your hands and slightly to the left.
2. Lower your hips, walk your hands forward and come down onto your forearms.
3. Stay in lizard pose for 30 seconds and then repeat with the opposite leg.
Keep the focus on your breathing, look straight ahead, lengthen the spine and draw your shoulder blades together. Feel the stretch in the hips and groin area, go slowly and be careful not to push your body beyond its limits.
UTTHAN PRISTHASANA BENEFITS
The lizard pose stretches the groin area, opens the hips, hamstrings and hip flexors, strengthens the legs and prepares the body for deeper hip openers. This pose also helps to revitalize the body, boosts the metabolism and relieves stress and anxiety.
Legs, hips or back injury.