Frog Yin Yoga pose
Mechanic - Deep inner leg opener targeting the adductors, most people report a strong feeling of compression in the hip socket, the pose might also compress the back.
Energetic - targets the Liver channel related to the wood element, with the arms stretched forward above the head, the Heart-Lungs pathways related to the Fire-Metal elements
Mind/Emotions - Energizing, stimulating
Be cautious in case of back/hip injury.
Help & Props
Using some padding for the knees to avoid too much compression against the floor.
Resting chest on a bolster if using upper body strength to sustain the pose
Three to five minutes
Releasing the pose
If you are already close to the floor, release the legs and glide onto your belly
If you are on a bolster, ease back into child pose
This pose might not be for everyone, depending on the degree of compression on the hips, if the compression is too great try Dragonfly instead.