Strike A Pose: Hanumanasana with Xen Strength Yoga

This week’s "Strike A Pose" yoga video is brought to you by Danielle Diamond, founder of Xen Strength Yoga. In this free online yoga video, Danielle will instruct the basic alignment principles of Hanumanasana or full splits. In this free online yoga video, you will learn various modifications and ways to mindfully warm up to this deep posture. So, grab two blocks and get ready to take a mighty leap into this beneficial asana.

full splits in handstand

Hanumanasana (Monkey Pose) Benefits:

  • Awesome therapy for sciatica pain reduction and prevention of sciatica.
  • Offers a great stretch for the hamstrings, groins and thighs.
  • Very stimulating to the abdominal organs.
  • Keeps the legs nice and supple, reducing your risk for injury during activities such as jogging, sprinting, cycling or climbing.
  • Opens up the hips and the groin regions, increasing your overall flexibility, balance and alignment.
  • Enhances the circulation of blood to all areas of the body, especially to the abdomen and skin. The increased blood flow boosts digestion, expels toxins from the body, and keeps you looking fly and fresh.
  • Relieves stress.
  • May cure insomnia.

I know you want a piece of that, yogis! So, without further ado, hit the floor to explore this powerful asana and to tap into its strong, healing properties.

xen strength yoga online

If you dig Danielle Diamond’s online yoga video demoing Monkey Pose, you’ll definitely want to check out her complete collection of free yoga videos and full-length Xen Strength yoga classes.

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