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Plow Pose

Angle-Based Images: Plow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Plow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Plow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Plow Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Plow Pose Video
Plow Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin lying on your back with your knees bent, feet on the floor, and arms on either side of you.
Plow Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Soften your knees and press your arms into the ground to reach your feet up toward the ceiling. Breathe here.
Plow Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Let your feet to fall back behind you any amount that feels good on your neck.
Plow Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Clasp your hands together on the ground and wiggle your shoulders underneath you one at a time. Press firmly into your arms and reach through your heels. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

If your feet don't reach the ground, place a block underneath them before you lie down.

Tips

Not recommended for pregnant women or those with high blood pressure, asthma, or any neck or shoulder ailments.

Benefits

Opens the neck and lower back, improves spinal flexibility. Is alleged to stimulate digestion and the thyroid gland. This pose is said to calm the mind, reduce stress and fatigue, and relieve symptoms of menopause.

Modifications

To deepen the pose, straighten your legs and reach your heels away from you.

Related Exercises

  • Mobility Exercises
  • Legs Exercises
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