Awake & Evolve: Cycle 3 – Cobbler’s Pose Focus

The third cycle of Awake & Evolve workouts builds strength and endurance in the lower body, with brief meditations to calm the mind and relieve stress.

Cobbler’s Pose

Start in a seated position with your spine straight and your knees bent, drawing your heels in toward your pelvis. Bring the soles of the feet together and let your knees drop open gently to both sides. As you inhale lengthen up through the spine, and as you exhale gently fold over towards the floor. Stay in the pose for 3-5 minutes. Repeating the pose if you wish to go deeper.

Benefits of Practicing Cobbler’s Pose

  • Gain flexibility and mobility in the inner thighs, groins, and knees.
  • Soothe and relieve symptoms from menstrual discomfort, PMS, and menopause.
  • Stimulate the abdominal muscles, ovaries, prostate gland, bladder, and kidneys.
  • Improve circulation and blood flow through the body.

**Contraindications for cobbler’s pose include: back, groin, or knee injury or pain.