Reclined Hero pose (Supta Virasana) can be beneficial in improving posture and strengthens the core. It also stretches the hips, legs, feet, and joints of the lower body. It can help to improve circulation and strengthens the arches of the feet, along with improving digestions.
In this variation of the pose, adding a block under the upper back creates a transition pose for students working toward full Hero.
Reclining Hero Pose with a Block: How to Do it Step-by-Step
Tip: If your buttocks are unable to reach the floor, place a folded blanket beneath them for extra support.