With the constant pressure of daily life, you may be looking for a grounding practice to soothe and stretch your body, reducing stress and strain that may accumulate throughout the day. For this, there’s no better yoga move than child’s pose, which helps stretch the shoulders, back, and hips.
Accessible to all fitness levels and supremely grounding, child’s pose can be used in moments when you need a break within your flow (or day) to find your way back into your body, offering a space to focus on your breath while easing tense muscles.
If you need a full-body stretch, child’s pose is one of the most accessible options for the job. “Child’s pose is good if you need time to recover or if you wish to neutralize between exercises,”