Get support under any tender joints, such as under the ankles, behind the knees or across the front of the pelvis and underneath the belly and forehead to allow the body to curl up into this pose and get a sense of being in a protective, cozy cocoon. Try sliding a block underneath the bolster and softly wrapping your arms around the bolster in a gentle hug for extra comfort.
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Here are some classes featuring Supported Childs Pose.
If you woke up with a stiff neck or sat too long at your computer, you'll enjoy this simple practice to unwind tension in your neck and whole spine. If you have chronic tension or something more serious, be sure to see the big picture and know that this is only one piece of the puzzle. If this works for you, yay! You can do it before you even get out of bed in the morning!