COBRA POSE – “I RISE JOYFULLY”

BHUJANGASANA:Cobra Pose

MANTRA: “I rise joyfully to meet each new opportunity.”

Benefits:

*Helps you feel relaxed and reduces anxiety *Stabilizes digestion *Stretches muscles in the shoulders, chest and abdominals *Lifts your mood *Tones the arms *Decreases stiffness in low back *Invigorates the heart

Cobra Pose

HOW TO PERFORM COBRA POSE:

  • Lie face-down on the floor with your legs together and your hands palms-down under your shoulders. Rest your forehead on the floor.

  • Inhaling, push off with your hands, and lift your head and chest off the ground, tilting your head back.

  • Hold for two or three deep breaths, and then exhale and slowly come down.

  • Repeat two to five times.

KEY POINTS: Keep legs zippered together as if you have on cobra tail; Keep tailbone tuck to feel a gentle compression of the lumbar spine; Keep feet planted into the ground; Keep chest and heart open; Keep elbows in tight: ENJOY 🙂 

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