Child's pose is a go to resting pose and also great for stretching the hips, thighs and ankles. It releases lower back, neck and shoulder tension whilst having a lovely relaxation or grounding effect. Having your head below your heart is calming for the brain.
A variation on Child's pose includes performing with knees apart to further stretch the hips and thighs and also with arms reaching forward to extend the spine and shoulders.
Contraindications are for knees injuries.