Head-to-Knee Pose (Janu Sirsasan) Variation with a Block

This posture stretches hamstrings, hips, back, neck, and inner thighs.

Placing a block under the forehead helps to encourage hamstring and hip flexibility while keeping the shoulders back and the chest opened.

Head-to-Knee Pose with a Block: How to Do it Step-by-Step

Step 1

From a Seated Forward Fold, bend one knee and place the foot on the inner thigh.

Step 2

Place a block at the inside of the outstretched leg, and slowly lower to rest your forehead on the block.

Step 3

Stay here for 1-5 minutes, and then repeat on the other side.