Yoga Poses – Triang Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottanasana or Three Parts Forward Bend Pose

As with the vast majority of yoga poses, this one is easy to pronounce and you want to make sure that your pelvis is neutral and the spine is aligned ‘straight’/normal curvature.

With this pose, avoid or modify if you or student has knee stiffness or injury.

Begin in this position and check shoulder, pelvis and neck are aligned correctly
  • Next bring left foot onto the floor, bending the knee
  • Then put left foot foot next to your left glute/hip
Triang Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottanasana
Avoid this pose if you have knee problems

Modifications for Knee Injuries

Mat under the pelvis and the knee

modified pose for knee injuries

yoga pose with belt
spine alignment for yoga pose

This pose is quite intense and should be avoided if you have any problems with hips, knees or spine.

Images from the amazing Siddhi Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training Course

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