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Asana Study: Raising Butterflies

Imagine all movements and poses in our asana practice on a continuum; depending on what your situation is, select an appropriate adaptation from the continuum. Continuing with a look at how to adapt postures to better fit a student's needs, I dedicate this post to baddha konasana (butterfly pose). Recall from my last post that I first ask, "What physical and energetic benefits does this pose provide me, and how can I experience similar benefits in a way that is more appropriate to my situation?" Baddha konasana (butterfly pose) & supta baddha konasana (resting butterfly pose): Butterfly and resting butterfly pose stretch the hips and groins, providing relief for certain back and pelvic floor

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