Hands on either side of straight leg. Bend straight leg until you can hold your foot and bring your forehead to your knee.
Then from there, start to re-straighten the leg, stop when the forward discounted from the knee and when the stretch in the back of the leg and back is enough.
There are many variations of this pose but this basic version is accessible to all levels of yoga practice. The others are more advanced.
Janu Sirsana is one those yoga pose that doesn't hold a link to philosophy or mythology. It's physical benefits include improving digestion, releasing stress and mental tension. It stimulates the liver and kidneys as well as helps with insomnia.
Beside yoga, Chrys has a deep connection and passion for the environment and traveling. He holds a Bachelors of Honours in Environmental Studies, and has been working as an Outdoor Educator for over a decade.