Ankle Yin Yoga pose

Benefits

Mechanic: Ankle compression at the back - tension at the front
Energetic: Mainly help with Stomach and Spleen Channels, Earth Element.
Mind/Emotions: Enhance focus, balance and control.

Contraindications

Ifthere is an ankle injury, or if the compression is too great, proceed with caution. Do not perform in case of inflammation.

Help & Props

The difficult part is to find your balance in this pose, you can get great help by keeping your hands on the floors at first or using blocks if your hands do not reach the floor. Then slowly release your hands once balance is reached.    

Timing

One minute at the beginning as it is quite demanding

Releasing the pose

Gently release the knees back on the floor, relax in child pose if needed.