#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 65

Instructional picture: how to do the yoga pose cow face

Instructional picture: how to do the yoga pose cow face

Wellness Wednesday 65: Cow Face Pose


Great stretch for outer hips.

Helps improve posture.

Stretches arms and back.


Foundation & General Alignment:

Sit with legs in front of body, bend one leg at knee and bring foot to opposite hip. Do same with other leg but put it on top of first leg.

Legs are engaged and feet are flexed.

Tummy is tucked in.

Arms are crossed over each other in front of body. 

Back is straight.

Neck is long and shoulders are back

Head is looking forward.

Common Problems:

Legs aren't tucked into the body.

Back is curved.

Arms are dropped down.


Arms can be on hips if uncomfortable.

Can be done against a wall.

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