This is Baddha Konasana, pronounced (BAH-dah cone-AHS-anna) or Butterfly pose or Cobbler’s pose
This is a seated pose that strengthens and opens the hips and groin. It also stimulates the heart and improves circulation.
It's philosophy and origin:
This pose is believed to have origins in the typical sitting positions of the Indian Cobblers, lending to its alternative name, The Cobbler Pose.
Stimulates the heart and improves circulation
Opens the groins and hips
Helps reduces menstrual symptoms and discomfort
Eases sciatica pain
For a restorative variation, have your feet further away from your midline, forming a larger angle in between your upper and lower legs. To release pressure on the knees and hip joints, place blocks under the knees.