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Forearm Stand Pose

Angle-Based Images: Forearm Stand Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Stand Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Stand Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Stand Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Stand Pose Video
Forearm Stand Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin on hands and knees.
Forearm Stand Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Release your forearms to the ground and hold opposite elbows to get shoulder’s distance.
Forearm Stand Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Parallel your forearms to one another and lift hips high into Dolphin.
Forearm Stand Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Walk your feet toward your elbows as close as they will go.
Forearm Stand Pose: Step 5
Step 5 Lift your left leg toward the ceiling.
Forearm Stand Pose: Step 6
Step 6 Come onto the ball of your right foot and start to rock forward and eventually lift both legs off the ground.
Forearm Stand Pose: Step 7
Step 7 Bring your feet and legs together; feet can be flointed or pointed. Try to stay here for at least three deep breaths. This pose can be done at a wall until you are comfortable without one.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

You can do this pose at a wall until you are comfortable enough to try it without support.

Tips

Avoid this pose if you have any shoulder injuries.

Benefits

Strengthens the arms, shoulders, and core. Opens the shoulders and chest, and lengthens the spine. This pose is thought to help neck and back pain, improve the sense of balance, and relieve stress and mild depression.

Modifications

Loop a strap around your upper arms to keep your arms lined up, making the pose easier.

Related Exercises

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