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Bow Pose (modified)

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Dhanurasana
Level :  Equipment : Yes
Lower Back

Bow Pose (modified) Steps:

Step 1:
Start by lying face down on the mat with feet together and hands (palms facing up) by your sides.

Step 2:
Bend at the knees and place the yoga strap across the front part of both feet (approximately the middle of the arches). Lie back down holding onto the yoga strap with both hands.

Step 3:
Inhale to engage the core.

Step 4:
Exhale to press the feet into the yoga strap as the upper body rises off the floor.

Step 5:
Ensure the neck stays long, the eyes are gazing at the floor ahead and the knees are no wider than hip distance apart.

Step 6:
Hold the posture for 5 to 10 breaths and then return to starting position.

Top Tip:

- Stretches the entire front of the body
- Strengthens the back muscles
- Improves posture
- Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck
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