Happy Halloween: Pose of the Month

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Spider Pose 1
Spooky variation of: Prasarita Padottanasana

Benefits:

Hip opening, ankle and quadriceps strength, shoulder and upper back stretch, strengthens back muscles that improve posture, lengthens hamstrings, offers a fun, seasonal variation of a common pose

Directions:

Spider Pose 1: Come into a wide leg stance, feet parallel. Bend your knees deeply, sink your hips in line with your shoulders until your spine is parallel to the ground. Cross one arm in front of the other. Lengthen your spine, gaze forward, make a scary face!

Spider Pose 2: For a more challenging variation, widen your stance, point your toes out, lift your heels, and round your back, tucking your chin.

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Spider Pose 2

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