Pigeon Pose & the Sacral Chakra

This is a pose we do often. Pigeon pose balances the Sacral Chakra which is associated with intimacy, creativity, and sexuality. Practicing Pigeon can help the practitioner experience more pleasure, connectivity, and passion.
Pigeon pose is practiced by forward bending over your bent knee. It is beneficial for stretching the hip flexor, groin, gluteal, thigh, and back muscles. Improves hip mobility and prepares the body for deeper hip opening postures. It also calms the nervous system.
Be careful if you have a knee injury, hip injury. low back injury.
If you have a knee injury, you can practice a Supine Figure Four Posture instead, to achieve a similar hip opening.
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