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Childs Pose

How to do the Childs Pose

1. Begin on your knees on your yoga mat or workout surface

2. Bring your feet together, side by side, but aim to bring your knees to about hip-width apart, while sitting on your ankles

3. Pivot forward bringing your chest down towards the mat resting your torso comfortably between your thighs, keeping your glutes comfortably resting on your heels/ankles

4. Reach your arms out and in front of you, so that your fingertips are as far from your body as possible

What muscles does the Childs Pose stretch?

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The primary muscles stretched in the Childs Pose are the Chest and Middle Back/Lats. The secondary muscles stretched are the Glutes and Shoulders.