“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”
– Anna Quindlen
Child is a deep, restorative yoga pose. It can relieve stress, anxiety and fatigue and alleviate back, shoulder and neck pain. Resting in child’s pose relaxes the body and calms the mind.
– Kneel and bring your knees hip-width apart. Fold forward, rest your forehead on the mat and your arms by your sides, palms facing up. Let go of any tension.
– Seal your lips and breathe in and out through your nose. Stay in the pose for as long as you need to.
– Gently stretches the shoulders, upper, mid and lower back, glutes, hips, knees and ankles.