Heron pose can seem a bit daunting when you see the final pose. However, it's all about the journey and trusting your instincts.
- Sit with your legs extended and bend your left leg back and rest your ankle by the side of your hip. Press your hands into the floor and root your sits bone down as you lengthen your spine.
- Bend your right knee and hold your with foot with both hands. Think to draw your lower back in an up.
- Exhale and straighten your right leg up. Draw from your hands back through your arms to your shoulders. Bring your shoulder blades onto your back.
- Maintain the position of the pose for a few breaths. Continue to press your right thigh away from your belly, exhale and draw your right shin in toward your body while moving your torso and head forward. Release the pose and repeat on the opposite side.
Heron pose is great for strengthening the shoulders, improve live and kidney function and calm the mind.
Trust yourself as you move into Heron pose!