In Utkatasana, the knees are hips-width apart and bent. The hips are back, and the chest is forward. Both arms are above the head, in line with the ears. The spine is elongated, and the sternum is lifted. This pose is shaped like a lightning bolt and is said to be powerful and stimulating.
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Marjaryasana (Cat Pose)
The Marjaryasana yoga is also called the cat pose, where the word “marjari” means cat and “asana” means pose. This yoga posture is inspired by the cat stretch, giving your body the ever-relaxing feline stretch. It looks simple, but you will see how beneficial it is to the body as well as the mind.
Bhujangasana or Cobra Pose is a reclining back-bending asana in hatha yoga and modern yoga as exercise. It is commonly performed in a cycle of asanas in Surya Namaskar, Salute to the Sun, as an alternative to Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, Upward Dog Pose. The Yin Yoga form is Sphinx Pose.
Pawanmuktasana With Modification
One can use a bolster to be placed below the neck if after lifting the balance is unstable. If one finds lying down for this pose causes uneasiness in breathing or around the neck, then a simple way to start with this pose is to be seated and fold the knees and bring it to the chest and balance t...