Marichi’s Pose B or Marichyasana B (mah-rich-yee-ah-SAH-na) is the second in a set of poses that use binding, twisting, and bending to access areas of the body that not many postures manage. If you struggle with external hip rotation (it’s uncomfortable to sit cross-legged on the floor) then you may want to change the position of the leg in lotus or try some other postures to help with that tightness first.
Benefits and Contraindications
Keeps the spine healthy and mobile
Stimulates and strengthens the muscles around the ribs and back
Improves posture and breathing
Opens the shoulders
Massages the abdomen which may help with digestion and elimination
Slipped/herniated disc, and sciatica
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