Supta Virasana - Reclining Hero Pose

Fiji McAlpine
Instructor Fiji McAlpine
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16
Description: 

Supta means reclining while vira is a hero or chief. Reclining Hero Pose stretches the abdomen, thighs and deep hip flexors (psoas), as well as the shins and ankles. It helps with sway back, improves digestion and helps soothe menstrual cramps. Make sure that you can sit comfortably on the floor between your feet before trying Supta Virasana.

Pose Position: Sitting, Lying
Body Position: Backbends
Body Part: Back, Hips, Legs

Muscle Groups

Upper Body: Erector Spinae, Abdominals
Lower Body: Psoas, Quadriceps, Shins, Feet