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Cobra Pose

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Bhujangasana
Level :  Equipment : No
Active
Lower Back

Cobra Pose Steps:

Step 1:
Start lying face down on the mat with legs fully extended, feet together and toes pressed down to the ground, hands beside the shoulders and elbows bent and pointing up to the ceiling (like grasshopper legs).

Step 2:
Inhale to prepare.

Step 3:
Exhale to press the toes into the ground as you use the lower back to raise the head and shoulders off the ground (head stays in line with spine and hands are light).

Step 4:
Hold the posture for 3 to 5 breaths and then return to starting position.

Top Tip:

- Strengthens the spine
- Stretches chest and lungs, shoulders, and abdomen
- Firms the buttocks
- Stimulates abdominal organs
- Opens the heart and lungs
- Soothes sciatica
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