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Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose

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Angle-Based Images: Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose Video
Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in Wheel.
Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Gently lower your head to the ground, take your forearms to either side of your head, and clasp your hands together. Elbows stay shoulder's distance apart.
Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Press into your forearms and slightly lift your head off of the ground so that the weight is in your arms and not your head.
Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Walk your feet out together until your legs lengthen.
Upward Facing Two-foot Staff Pose: Step 5
Step 5 Press into all four corners of your feet and reach your chest away from you and through your arms. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Come back to Wheel and then tuck your chin to your chest before you slowly come down.

Tips

Not recommended for pregnant women, those suffering from insomnia, or those with back, neck, or shoulder issues.

Benefits

Opens your chest, shoulders, back and abdomen allowing for deeper breathing.

Modifications

To deepen the pose, straighten your legs and reach your chest away from your feet.

Related Exercises

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