TGIF Forward Fold for Friday!!!!
Todays YO is.... Paschimottana.
Say that 10 times fast!!!
In English --- seated forward fold or bend (potayto / potahto).
Amazing how what you thought was a simple stretch actually offers so many benefits.
- Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression
- Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings
- Stimulates the liver, kidneys, ovaries, and uterus
- Improves digestion
- Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual discomfort
- Soothes headache and anxiety and reduces fatigue
- Therapeutic for high blood pressure, infertility, insomnia, and sinusitis
- Traditional texts say that Paschimottanasana increases appetite, reduces obesity, and cures diseases.
TGIF yoga lovers. Have a good one.