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Sphinx Pose

Angle-Based Images: Sphinx Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Sphinx Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Sphinx Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Sphinx Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Sphinx Pose Video
Sphinx Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin lying on your stomach with your big toes together and your arms on either side of your body.
Sphinx Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Place your elbows underneath your shoulders, forearms parallel to one another.
Sphinx Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Pull your chest forward between your arms as you press shoulders down and together on your back. Lightly press your pelvis into the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.
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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. Energizes and Is alleged to stimulate abdominal organs, relieves stress.

Modifications

To deepen the pose, lengthen between each vertebra from your tailbone to the crown of your head, keep a slight chin tuck.

Related Exercises

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