Weekly Yoga Pose: Three Legged Dog

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This is a nice pose to transition to when you feel like your downward dog is strong and balanced.

The benefits of this pose include:

  • strengthening of the arms
  • stretching through the hamstrings
  • stretching through the hip flexors of the lifted leg
  • improving balance
  • helps to still and quiet the mind

Contraindications of this pose:

  • high blood pressure
  • issues with wrists, i.e. carpal tunnel syndrome