#WellnessWednesday - Yoga for Life: Week 61

Instructional picture: how to do the yoga pose simple peacock

Instructional picture: how to do the yoga pose simple peacock

Wellness Wednesday 61 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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