Yoga Foundations: Yogic Squat
Yogic squat is an effective pose that is great at strengthening the lower body muscles and building strong knees and ankles.
Squat has the added benefit of stimulating the digestive system.
How to Do Yogic Squat
- Stand in Mountain pose. Position the feet shoulder-width apart. Lower the buttocks to the ground, keeping the heels as flat as possible. Press the elbows against the inside of the knees for an extra stretch in the groin.
- Breathe and hold the pose for 5-10 breaths.
Modification: Squat on a yoga block for support.