Sanskrit Name: Ananda Balasana
Ananda = Bliss
Bala = Child
Asana = Pose
Benefits: This pose gently stretches the inner groins and the back spine. It also calms the brain and helps to relieve stress and fatigue.
Contradictions: For neck injuries, support your head on a thickly folded blanket. You may want to skip this pose if you are pregnant or have a knee injury.
Know Your Asana: Happy Baby Pose is perhaps the first pose humans naturally master.
Top Photo Cred: Daniel Craig for Wanderlust
Bottom Image Cred: Teresa Shishim