Locust Yoga Pose With Acupressure Points SP 12 and SP 13
Location of points: SP 12 and 13 are located in the crease where your legs meet your trunk.
Benefits: Relieves abdominal cramping, strengthens the urinary tract, improve circulation to the extremities and helps relieve abdominal pain.
Locust pose: Lying on your belly, place hands under body so that your fists are in the crease where your legs meet your trunk Bring feet together, chin onto mat and inhale deeply as you stretch both legs back and up at the same time. This puts more pressure on the points. Continue for one minute, breathing deeply. On your last exhale, bring the legs down, place one cheek on the mat, release your hands and rest for several seconds. Then repeat for another minute.
** You can also practice half locust, bringing one leg back and up for 1 minute, then switch legs.
When you are done, rest in Child Pose for a few moments.
Best of Health,