Skill Level: Advanced
-Increases spinal flexibility
-Stretches the back, shoulders, neck and arms
-Improves breathing efficiency
-Alleviates back, neck and shoulder pain
-Kneel with your knees and feet together.
-Bring your forehead to your knees and take hold of your heels with your thumbs on the outside and fingers on the inside.
-Slowly lift your hips until your arms are straight.
-Work towards bringing the crown of your head flat to the mat with your forehead is still in contact with your knees.
-You can rest your head on a cushion if that’s more comfortable.
-Pull on your feet to fully stretch your upper back and draw your shoulders away from your ears.
-Hold the pose for 5 deep breaths, in and out through your nose.
-Knee, neck or back injury
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