Otherwise known as “Bound Angle Pose” this yoga posture is also well-known as the “Cobbler Pose” because it is the sitting position of Indian cobblers. Butterfly Pose is Sanskrit is composed of baddha (bound), kona (angle or split) and asana (posture).
Asana of the Week: Baddha Konasana (aka Butterfly Pose / Cobbler's Pose)
Butterfly Pose Tones abs, pelvic floor, inner thighs a. Lie faceup with soles of feet together, knees open to sides. Exhale and slowly squeeze thighs together. Do 6 reps. Do 6 more times, taking twice as long to bring thighs together.