Wide Legged Forward Bend (Prasarita Padottanasana) Variation with a Block

The Wide Legged Forward Fold (Prasarita Padottanasana) stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, groin, back, and shoulders. In this modified version of the posture, placing a block under the forehead helps to support the neck and keep the spine correctly aligned.

Wide Legged Forward Bend with a Block: How to Do it Step-by-Step

Step 1

Come into a Wide Legged Forward Fold.

Step 2

Place your block under your forehead allowing your body to rest in this posture.

Step 3

Remain here for 1-5 minutes.