Marie kneeling on Tomas's foot, a posture called shin to foot

Open heart flow: demo & tips

• A very stable Bird (able to release one leg)
• A very stable Throne
Foot to Shin
Kneeling on hands (optional)

4 min


• Hands tightly around the hips, as Shin to Foot can fall very quickly

• Arms up during Bow pose and Shin to Foot
• Use pillows: behind and to the sides of the base


• Neutral foot position
• Keep your feet hip-width in shin to foot, too close is easier to topple

• Only move, or straighten up completely when you feel safe

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