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Leg Stretch #3
Pose Type: 
Hip Opener
Key Areas of Focus: 
Hamstrings, glutes, lats and IT Band
Great For: 
Improving pliability of the outer buttock muscles with spinal rotation, without rotation in the lower back and SI joints.
Therapeutic Application: 
Alleviating tension in the hamstrings in lower back while creating traction for the lumbar spine.
Move the left hip away from the left rib cage to elongate the waist and lower back.

*Note: Not all exercises are suitable for everyone. Consult your doctor before beginning this or any exercise program. The instruction and advice contained herein are in no way intended to be a substitute for medical counseling.