Halasana Plow Pose With Modification
Modifications: Place a folded blanket under the shoulders. Variations: There are three arm positions for this pose: A) along the floor, palms down behind your back; B) interlace the fingers behind your back and gently squeeze the shoulder blades together; C) slide the arms over your head and hold onto the toes.
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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...