Yoga At Home: Issue 49

Pigeon Pose

Pigeon pose is an excellent hip opening pose. Many of us tend to store tension and stress within the hips, making this pose beneficial both physically and mentally. It provides a deep opening for the hip flexors (psoas and rectus femoris), groin muscles and hip rotator muscles (gluteus medius & minimus ). It may provide some relief from sciatic pain. Proceed with caution if you have any knee or sacroiliac joint injuries.

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Pigeon pose is an excellent hip opening pose. Many of us tend to store tension and stress within the hips, making this pose beneficial both physically and mentally. It provides a deep opening for the hip flexors (psoas and rectus femoris), groin muscles and hip rotator muscles (gluteus medius & minimus ). It may provide some relief from sciatic pain. Proceed with caution if you have any knee or sacroiliac joint injuries.

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