Chair pose strengthens the feet, ankles, knees, thighs, glutes, back and shoulders and can help to alleviate knee pain.
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Child's pose is the ultimate restorative, pain-relieving yoga pose. You can take it any time, in your practice, you need to take a break.
Dancer pose is an advanced balancing pose that stretches the quads, hip flexors, abs, chest and shoulders and improves hip stability.
Downward Dog is the quintessential yoga pose. It's great for stretching the backs of the legs and strengthening the wrists, shoulders and glutes.
Eagle is an advanced pose that strengthens the hips and quads and stretches the glutes, IT band, TFL, upper back and shoulders.
Half Frog is an advanced backbend that stretches the feet, ankles, knees, quads, abs, chest and shoulders and improves spinal mobility.
Half-Reclining Hero pose is a quad stretch that stretches the feet, ankles, knees and hip flexors and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
Happy Baby pose is a restorative hip opener that relaxes the body, quiets the mind and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
Head-To-Knee pose stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, groin and lower back and opens up the hips. A strap can be useful in this pose.
Hero pose stretches the feet, ankles, knees and quads—the superficial front line and is one of the few poses that internally rotates the hips.
High Lunge stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and hip flexors, strengthens the hips and can help to alleviate knee and lower back pain.
Locust pose activates and strengthens the posterior chain—to alleviate lower back, knee and pain in between the shoulder blades.
Plank strengthens the abs, obliques, lower back and shoulders and is key for alleviating lower back pain and improving posture.
In yoga, Reclining Hand-To-Big-Toe pose is the safest calf and hamstring stretch as it takes your lower back out of the equation.
Runners Lunge strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips and stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.
Screaming Toe pose is the greatest stretch for the toes, feet and ankles. It can be pretty excruciating, so take it a few breaths at a time.
Side Lunge is a great pose for athletes to stretch the groin, calves and hamstrings, loosen up the hips and increase foot and ankle mobility.
Side Plank strengthens the wrists, shoulders, back, glutes, abs and obliques and can help to alleviate lower back and shoulder pain.
Upward Facing Plank opens up the chest and strengthens the hands, wrists, shoulders and core. It's great for correcting poor posture.
Warrior 3 is a challenging balancing pose that trains proprioception, coordination and focus and builds core and hip stability.
Wide-Legged Forward Bend stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, groin and lower back and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
Yoga Squat is a great hip opener that stretches the groin and glutes and builds strength and flexibility in the feet and ankles.