Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose)

Remember that with all yoga poses you should listen to your own body and if you feel any discomfort or unease stop practising and seek assistance from a yoga and/or medical practioner.

ASANA

Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose)

WHERE

This pose is easy to vary and used in most styles of yoga classes

BENEFITS

Stretches the inner thigh and groin and is a wonderful hip-opening pose. It is used in most styes of yoga such as pre-natal yoga where it can benefit the body during childbirth.

CAUTION

General caution for this pose should be taken if you have knee injury in which case you should support the knees as much as possible.

MEANING

Baddha means bound. Kona means angle. Asana literally means ‘seat’ but is generally understood to mean ‘pose/posture’