asana of the month

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salamba balasana

(sah-LOM-bah bah-LAHS-anna)
salamba = with support
bala = child

welcome to the new edition of asana of the month. instead of a picture you can look forward to a video. heidi agreed to be our first model and show us the restorative version of child’s pose. so take a look and find yourself sinking into a child’s pose. try to quiet the mind and enjoy your rest!


  • gently stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles
  • calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue
  • relieves back and neck pain when done with head and torso supported


  • diarrhea
  • pregnancy
  • knee injury: avoid balasana unless you have the supervision of an experienced teacher