Within the yoga technique, there are numerous ‘locks,’ or bandhas, that work to support, framework, and also soften any type of given posture. The belly lock, likewise called uddiyanna bandha, involves accessing and also understanding the musculature of the abdominal area. Accessing these muscles is important in almost every yoga exercise pose. The facility of this understanding is located about 3 fingers listed below the navel, and is involved with an in as well as up movement. We bring understanding to that area in order to manage the breath so we can guide it upwards into the breast and back ribs and we can feel more complimentary. In this video clip, follow along as Jessica Walden, an Ashtanga yoga teacher based in Encinitas, California, gives an uddiyanna bandha explainer and also exposes the complexities behind the practice.