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Pose of the Week

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Pose: 
Pigeon Pose
Pose Type: 
Hip Opener.
Key Areas of Focus: 
Hip rotators, gluteals, piriformis, and hip flexors.
Great For: 
Improving the range of motion in the hips in flexion, external rotation, and extension (of the back leg).
Therapeutic Application: 
Increasing flexibility of the soft tissues surrounding the hips and pelvis.
Tips: 
Joint stack pelvic bones by drawing front hip back and back hip forward.

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