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Corpse Pose

Angle-Based Images: Corpse Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Corpse Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Corpse Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Corpse Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Corpse Pose Video
Corpse Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Lie down on your back.
Corpse Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Allow your legs to separate with your feet about hip-distance apart or to the outer edges of your mat. Toes relax outward.
Corpse Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Allow your arms to relax on either side of you, palms facing up in a gesture of receptivity. Take a few big inhales through your nose and exhales out of your mouth to let go of every last bit of effort left in your body of in your mind. Breathe here for at least 20 deep breaths, or longer as you like.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for pregnant women.

Benefits

Relaxes and rejuvenates the mind and body. Helps lower blood pressure. It is said to reduce fatigue, insomnia, headaches, anxiety, and depression.

Modifications

If your back isn't relaxing, you can roll up a blanket or place a bolster underneath your knees.

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