Janu sirsasana (head to knee pose). This key forward bending asana incorporates aspects of both forward bends and twists. For it to be a balanced pose it requires movement and opening from multiple regions of the body at the same time. This means that it can be potentially challenging for hamstrings, adductors, hips, knees and the lower back. This sequence explores the fundamental techniques of janu sirsasana (head to knee pose). It highlights ways in which the forward bend can safely evolve as your flexibility improves over time. It also shares helpful tips on how to include props and modifications to gain a more balanced alignment and access therapeutic benefits. Click here to view the video linked to this post.