If you feel like there is too much stress in your everyday life, try this pose at the end of the day to restore your energy and to calm your body and mind. A lot of dancers, athletes, and runners use this stretch to help reduce pain and tightness as well as calm the mind and reduce anxiety.
Anyone can do it, you go by a wall or just lay on the floor with your legs in 90 degrees. The idea is to stay as long as possible for YOU.(the goal is around 15 minutes).
The top 3 benefits:
1. Increases Blood Flow and Decreases Inflammation- if you have to travel or sit for a long period of time, this will help with blood flow and reduce swelling in the feet or ankles.
2. Improves Hamstring Mobility and Reduces Lower Back Pain- If you suffer from tight hamstrings and/or hips. You will LOVE this pose. It will help relieve the pressure on the lower back, relieve pain, and improve hamstring mobility.
3. Reduces stress and Stimulates Relaxation – If you suffer from a high stress job, this pose will help you RELAX. It stimulates your nervous system, which in turn brings you to a more relaxed and calmer state. It will also help you sleep better.
So try it!!!!!