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Peacock Pose

Angle-Based Images: Peacock Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Peacock Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Peacock Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Peacock Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Peacock Pose Video
Peacock Pose: Step 1
Step 1 If you have a comfortable Lotus, take that and come to all fours with Lotus Legs.
Peacock Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Turn your hands, palms on the ground, so that your fingers are facing your knees, and wrist creases are in-line with the front edge of the mat
Peacock Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Bend your elbows toward one another and start to lean forward, guiding your elbows toward your navel.
Peacock Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Keep leaning forward, allowing your elbows to press into the abdomen, and when you feel stable, lift your legs off of the ground. Keep a lift through your chest so that your chin stays off the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

If Lotus is not comfortable for you, begin on all fours and when you lean forward, put your feet together, knees apart for bound angle legs for the balance.

Tips

Not recommended for anyone with wrist, elbow, or shoulder ailments. Not recommended for pregnant women.

Benefits

Is believed to stimulate digestion and alleged to detoxify by flushing toxins out of the body. Strengthens core, arms, and legs. Benefits circulation. Improves balance and concentration.

Modifications

If this is uncomfortable on the Wrists, try with wrist creases facing one another and fingertips toward either side of the mat. Anywhere between those two hand positions that feels good on Wrists is where you want to be. To make the pose more advanced, straighten your legs.

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