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Ganesha Mudra

Angle-Based Images: Ganesha Mudra Video
Angle-Based Images: Ganesha Mudra Video
Angle-Based Images: Ganesha Mudra Video
Angle-Based Images: Ganesha Mudra Video
Angle-Based Images: Ganesha Mudra Video
Ganesha Mudra: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in Easy Seat.
Ganesha Mudra: Step 2
Step 2 Bend your elbows out to either side at the height of your chest and take your left palm in front of your sternum, palm facing away from you, so that your thumb points downward.
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Ganesha Mudra: Step 3
Step 3 Take your right hand in front of your left, palm facing you, so that your right thumb reaches up.
Ganesha Mudra: Step 4
Step 4 Bend your fingers (like a claw) and hook the right fingers to the left fingers.
Ganesha Mudra: Step 5
Step 5 Take a big inhale and use your exhale to reach your elbows away from one another while keeping your fingers locked.
Ganesha Mudra: Step 6
Step 6 Relax on the exhale. Keep this breathing pattern for at least five deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Benefits

Opens shoulder and chest. Strengthens arms and shoulders. This pose is said to alleviate mild depression and increase energy.

Modifications

If Easy Seat is not comfortable for you, sit anyway that is comfortable for you.

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