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Scale Pose

Angle-Based Images: Scale Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Scale Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Scale Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Scale Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Scale Pose Video
Scale Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in an easy cross-legged seat with blocks on either side of your hips.
Scale Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Place your hands on the blocks, take a big inhale and use your exhale to press the floor away, lengthen your arms and lift your body off the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths and then release.
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Scale Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Once you are comfortable doing this with the blocks, try it with your hands on the ground on either side of your hips instead of on blocks.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Use blocks underneath your hands.

Tips

Do not attempt this pose if you have any wrist or shoulder ailments.

Benefits

Strengthens arms, shoulders, and core. Improves focus and balance. Calms the mind. Increases oxygen to the lungs.

Modifications

For a more advanced variation of this pose, have your legs in a Lotus position.

Related Exercises

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