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Butterfly Pose also helps to stretch your hips, but it also releases tension from your lower back.

  • From Downward Facing Dog, move through your final Vinyasa (Four-Limbed Staff to Up Dog to Down Dog).
  • Drop down to all fours, and then come to a seated position on your bottom. Bend both knees, and bring your feet together. Using your hands, open your feet up like a book, pressing your knees toward the floor with your elbows. If you want more of a stretch, then extend your arms out in front of you.
  • Stay here for 10 breaths.