#WellnessWednesday - Yoga for Life: Week 61

#WellnessWednesday - Yoga for Life: Week 61

-by Kelsey Skrinde | 08/02/2017 |

Simple Peacock Pose / Sahaja Mayurasana

Benefits:

  • Heart opener.
  • Stretches shoulders and arms.
  • Helps stretch out the backs of legs.

Foundation & General Alignment:

  • Start with feet slightly wider than hip distance. Next, interlace hands behind back. Bend forward raising hands up behind back.
  • Keep back straight for as long as possible.
  • Arms can be slightly bent for comfort.
  • Shoulders are not up by ears. Keep them relaxed.
  • Legs are straight.
  • Weight in evenly distributed on feet.

Common Problems:

  • Arms are too bent.
  • Legs are too far apart.
  • Back is curved.

Modifications:

  • Knees can be bent slightly if uncomfortable.

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