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Kneeling, Palms in Reverse Prayer Pose

Angle-Based Images: Kneeling, Palms In Reverse Prayer Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Kneeling, Palms In Reverse Prayer Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Kneeling, Palms In Reverse Prayer Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Kneeling, Palms In Reverse Prayer Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Kneeling, Palms In Reverse Prayer Pose Video
Kneeling, Palms in Reverse Prayer Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in a kneeling position.
Kneeling, Palms in Reverse Prayer Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Allow your arms to relax on either side of body and, bending your elbows, reach your hands behind your back, fingertips facing upward.
Kneeling, Palms in Reverse Prayer Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Press your palms together in a prayer position along your spine and reach your hands as high up on your spine without feeling discomfort. Breathe here for five deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Don't force your body to get into the pose. Breathe at whatever stage is comfortable and move slowly.

Tips

Not recommended for anyone with knee, ankle, or shoulder maladies.

Benefits

Great shoulder opener. Improves posture.

Modifications

If kneeling is uncomfortable, try doing this standing with soft knees.

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