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Bound Angle Pose Benefits (Baddha Konasana)

bound angle pose benefits: sacral and root chakras

Health Benefits of Bound Angle Pose

  • Because Baddha Konasana is a hip opener,   it has the same benefits other hip openers have: release of tension in lower back, release of stress, and helping with alignment
  • Stimulates internal organs, i.e. kidneys, intestines, prostate, and thyroid
  •  Facilitates better circulation
  •  Aids in relief of sciatic pain
  •  Helps with menstrual pain

Spiritual Benefits of Baddha Konasana

  • Aids in opening the Root Chakra (“Mūlādhāra“) – The root chakra is the center for feelings of security, stability, and our basic needs. Signs of blockage of this chakra include: anxiety, depression, worry, overthinking, obsessive thoughts, and lack of motivation.
  • Balances the Sacral (“Svadhishthana“) –