Bikram Breakdown: Standing Head to Knee Pose

Standing Head to Knee Pose (Dandayamana-Janushirasana) gets broken down nicely in the image above. Part of Bikram Yoga’s Standing Series, this posture provides the following benefits:

  • This posture improves the flexibility of the sciatic nerves and strengthens the hamstrings and leg muscles.
  • It also works the muscles of the back, the biceps and the triceps.
  • It helps to squeeze and flush out the internal abdominal organs, such as the gall bladder, pancreas and spleen, as well as the uterus and ovaries.

Come join us for Standing Head to Knee Pose – and 25 other beneficial beginner’s postures – in the hot room! If you’ve never done Bikram Yoga with us before, your first class is free!

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