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Bow Pose

Angle-Based Images: Bow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Bow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Bow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Bow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Bow Pose Video
Bow Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin lying facedown.
Bow Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Bend your knees and grab your ankles with your hands.
Bow Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Press your feet away from your head, ankles into your hands, keeping knees hip-width apart, and lift your chest off of the ground. Stay here for at least three deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Don't worry about lifting your knees off the ground. Start by gently pressing your feet into your hands.

Tips

Not recommended for those suffering from high or low blood pressure, insomnia, migraines, or back maladies. Not recommended for pregnant women.

Benefits

Opens chest, hips, neck, back, and abdominals. Energizes and Is alleged to stimulate abdominal organs, relieves stress. Is alleged to stimulate metabolism. Is said to improve kidney health.

Modifications

To get a massage of the internal organs in this pose, start to breathe so deeply that you rock forward and back.

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