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Half frog pose – ardha bhekasana Half frog pose or ardha bhekasana is a backbend pose that stretches the quadriceps and shoulders and opens the chest and upper back. This is a good preparatory pose for Frog pose. It can be known as an intermediate pose in the Ashtanga series. Benefits : 

It help increase flexibility in back

Stimulates the energy

Helps improve posture

Stretches the hips and quadriceps

Stimulates abdominal organs


Half frog pose – ardha bhekasana Precautions Do not perform the pose : 

if you have neck, shoulder, lower back, knees or ankle injuries.

High or low blood pressure

Insomnia

Migraine

Learn more about half frog pose or ardha bhekasana steps, beginner’s tip, variations, follow up and preparatory poses at yoga tips


How To Do A Half Frog Pose