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Weekly Yoga Pose: Three Legged Dog

Three Legged Dog

This is a nice pose to transition to when you feel like your downward dog is strong and balanced.
The benefits of this pose include:
  • strengthening of the arms
  • stretching through the hamstrings
  • stretching through the hip flexors of the lifted leg
  • improving balance
  • helps to still and quiet the mind
Contraindications of this pose:
  • high blood pressure
  • issues with wrists, i.e. carpal tunnel syndrome

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