#Wellness Wednesday - Yoga For Life: Week 67

Instructional picture: how to do the yoga pose table pose

Instructional picture: how to do the yoga pose table pose

Wellness Wednesday 67: Table Pose / Ardha Purvottanasana

Benefits:

Great core strengthener.

Engages entire body.

Great starter pose for backbends.

Foundation & General Alignment:

Feet are hip width apart and pointing away from body.

Legs are bent at the knees.

Body is raised up with weight supported on hands and feet.

Hands are pointing towards feet, shoulder width apart.

Body is straight, whole body is engaged.

Neck is engaged but head is not pulled forwards.

Common Problems:

Body is sagging.

Feet/hands are too close together.

Arms are hyperextending.

Modifications:

Block can go between thighs for added engagement.

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