#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 65

Cow Face Pose

Benefits:

  • 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.

Modifications:

  • Arms can be on hips if uncomfortable.
  • Can be done against a wall.

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