This article appeared in the October 2010 issue of Yoga Journal.
Questions? post it to the comments. xo, Cyndi

Uttanasana benefits:
Stretches hamstrings and back
Alleviates anxiety
Relieves headaches
Improves digestion
Quiets the mind

Uttanasana Contraindications:
Lower-back injury
Hamstring tear
Sciatica
Glaucoma, detached retina

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