By opening and strengthening the muscles of the pelvic floor, we can build a strong physical foundation. This broadening and strengthening, relaxing and steadying of the foundation is accomplished through a unique movement known in yoga as mula bandha. When practiced correctly mula bandha, enables the core muscles of the neck, shoulders, back, chest, abdomen, sides, hips, groin, and buttocks to be firmly “rooted” all the way down into the pelvic floor. Paradoxically, we feel more “grounded” even as we feel lighter.
To Practice Mula Bandha
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