Day 19 of 30 Days Yoga With Matr3Moni Challenge: Legs Up The Wall Posture

Legs Up The Wall Posture is fun, especially if you need something to do with the kids. It seems like a made up posture but it has a purpose just like any other posture in your yoga practice. This posture is special. It gives you versatility. You can practice with an actual wall or a pretend wall. If you do this posture wrong on either wall you’ll be able to feel it for sure.

Benefits:

  • Boosts energy
  • Helps relieve menstrual cramps
  • Alleviates headaches and anxiety
  • Relieve lower back pain
  • Soothes swollen feet

How to achieve Legs Up The Wall Posture:

  1. Start by setting up a cozy space around a wall and shimmy your hips as close to the wall as possible, then start walking your feet up the wall until your body is in a somewhat L-shaped position.
  2. Let your arms rest on your belly or out to the sides. At this point, focus on your breath– try elongating your breath, taking a deep, slow inhale through your nose and a deep, slow exhale through your nose.

Tips:

  • You can place a yoga block or pillow under your head
  • Don’t place your body at a full 90 degrees in this posture because it can cause circulation issues.

If you’re looking to practice Legs Up The Wall Posture, other basics postures or you want to go through a longer sequence, check out my YouTube channel. Follow along with the challenge on Instagram. Show how this posture works for you and post your challenge photo. Make sure to use the hashtags #yogawithmatr3moni #yogachallengewithmatr3moni

If you are interested in one-on-one sessions to learn more about your body, gaining flexibility, and creating a healthier lifestyle by adding yoga you can make an appointment with Matr3Moni.

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