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Locust Pose

Angle-Based Images: Locust Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Locust Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Locust Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Locust Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Locust Pose Video
Locust Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin lying facedown on your mat, big toes together.
Locust Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Clasp your hands behind your sacrum.
Locust Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Use a big inhale to lift your chest and feet off of the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those suffering from headaches or back maladies. Not recommended for pregnant women.

Benefits

Opens back, chest, shoulders, spine, and abdominals. Strengthens back. Energizes and Is alleged to stimulate abdominal organs, relieves stress. Is alleged to stimulate metabolism.

Modifications

To deepen the strengthening aspect of this pose, reach your arms back and on either side of you. For a very advanced variation of the pose, clasp your hands underneath your body, keep your chin on the ground, and lift your feet up towards the ceiling.

Related Exercises

  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Core Exercises
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