Today’s Legs Up the Wall pose comes to you from Baxter’s window, where he watches his stories …
How are you resting today, friends?
This pose has become a daily practice for me. Let me know if you try it & how it goes …
Deep Restoration – 10-20 minutes
Legs up the Wall pose
“One of the most calming and deeply restorative arenas, especially following a vigorous practice, stressful day, or when feeling energetically down.” -Mark Stephens, Yoga Sequencing
Simple, to-the-point inversion.
Practice any time of day (lovely before bedtime).
You can practice against a wall, or simply swing legs over edge of couch or chair. COMFORT is paramount.
Legs can be bent of straight, relaxed arms near sides of body, & head/neck comfortable (a thin cushion is ok, pillow might cause kink in neck).
This pose can be made more comfortable using props found in your home – a firm blanket or pillow under the sacrum for tight hamstrings, a belt around the calves to relieve tension in leg muscles (I used a yoga block to give my hips some ease) …