"Pie in the Sky" Yogini: Pyramid Pose!
Pyramid pose is a standing pose that combines the benefits of three major movements: forward bending, backward bending and balancing. Better known as intense side stretch, stretches both sides of the body at the same time. It is a pose that prepares you for seated forward fold, back bends, inversions and twists. Some good follow up poses to pyramid are: seated staff pose, shoulder stand and locust pose. The primary benefits of this pose is to open up the shoulders and hamstrings. In addition, it builds balance, stretches the spine, chest and hips while stimulating the abdominal organs to improve digestion.
~Om - Mary Jane