iliftheavyidoyoga:Uttanasana, standing forward…


Uttanasana, standing forward bend. I’m this close to resting my forehead on my shins.
*Stretches the hips, hamstrings, and calves
*Strengthens the thighs and knees
*Keeps your spine strong and flexible
*Reduces stress, anxiety, depression, and fatigue
*Calms the mind and soothes the nerves
*Relieves tension in the spine, neck, and back
*Activates the abdominal muscles
*Eases symptoms of menopause, asthma, headaches, and insomnia
*Stimulates the kidneys, liver, spleen
*Improves digestion
*May lower high blood pressure
*Therapeutic for infertility, osteoporosis, and sinusitis