Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt pose, which can also be translated as “diamond pose,” is a great alternative to Easy Seat for meditating, breathing, or grounding.

Step by step instructions

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Exercise Steps 1

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Begin by kneeling on your shins, with your hands pressed down on your thighs.

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Exercise Steps 2

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Lengthen from your tailbone all the way through the crown of your head, then slightly tuck your chin.

Mistakes and Tips

  1. If your hips don't sit comfortably on your heels place a blanket or block on your shins. Also, if the tops of your feet are sensitive, place a blanket underneath you.
  2. Good for grounding and posture. Improves digestion.
  3. Not recommended for anyone with knee or ankle maladies.