Upavishta konasana is one of the poses that is not yet as it is supposed to be. I could betray myself and bring the chin to floor. But then I wouldn't have understood the pose. It's about the hips. The flexibility of the hips shall improve, so far till finally the chin touches the floor. This is a side effect then.
I stretch forward with each inhaling and then I try to use the hip muscle to get a bit deeper in the pose.
I repeat this pose and I hold it longer than five breaths. The Indonesian chest helps me, too. I can pull my body forward with my hands under the chest.
is a key pose for the first pose of the third series. Finally the left leg shall touch the floor. It's also a hip opening asana. It helps me to relax into the pose when my foot of the stretched... [via My Yoga Blog]