Tree pose modification

How to Modify Tree Pose

How to Modify Tree Pose

Tree pose is a good hip opener pose and a challenging pose as it needs lot of concentration and balancing act. Till you understand how to do tree pose, practice with prop and modifications

  1. If you are struggling with balance: Hold on to the wall. While placing your one leg bent on opposite leg, place your hand on the wall or window to get support. Then focus on one point (Picture A)
  2. Use chair: Sit on chair and place your leg on another leg. Extend your hand upwards (Picture B)
  3. On the mat: While lying on the mat, fold and place feet of folded leg on calf of the extended leg.  Extend both arms above the head in prayer position (Picture C)
  4. Instead of lifting the leg up on the thigh, place the feet close to the ground next to standing leg or on the calf of opposite leg (Picture D)

Don’t forget to breath, inhale and exhale 4-5 times

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: August 9, 2019

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