Yoga for Beginners: Rabbit Pose
08/20/2009 | 12:00 AM
Stress can age you prematurely and deprive your skin of its natural healthy glow. The rabbit pose releases the tension in your back and shoulders all the way up to your neck and head, relieve the physical symptoms of stress.
- Kneel down. Lower yourself slowly so that you are sitting on your lower legs and feet.
- Keeping your arms to the sides, lower your torso down to your thighs, and your head down towards the floor.
- Press your forehead lightly to your knees.
- Extend your arms backward and try to hold on to the base of your feet.
- Inhale deeply.
- Exhale as you gradually lift your hips.
- Keep your forehead as close as possible to your knees and the top of your head near the floor or mat.
- Contract your abdominal muscles and hold the pose for 5 seconds.
- Relax and repeat.
Note: You may want to cushion your head and knees with a folded towel.
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