How to do the double pigeon stretch

Instructions for double pigeon:

Start from a seated position on the floor with your legs out in front of you.
Bend your left knee so that your left shin is parallel to the edge of your mat and resting on the floor in front of you.
Bend your right knee, pick up your right leg, and stack it on top of your left so that your shins are directly on top of one another.
Keep your hands on the floor next to your hips for support or place them on your top knee and ankle and lean forward to further the stretch.

What does double pigeon help with?

Flexibility

What areas does double pigeon exercise?

Hips, Groin, Hamstrings, Glutes, IT Band

How is double pigeon performed?

Floor

When should you avoid double pigeon?

Osteoporosis

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