Yoga Pose Cards
Yoga Pose Cards Print out and use for sequence design or for training purposes.
Yoga posture - Bheka Bhujangasana
Translation: Frog Cobra Pose
From The Child pose open the knees.
Straighten the arms and walk them back towards the body until they are vertical.
Look forward or up. Looking up can cut circulation off. In yoga it is felt as a pressure that interrupts the flow of water. It may be more beneficial to look forward or do a combination of looking up and then forward. Push into a mild boundary while looking up if you hold this pose for a long time for better blood flow.
The feet are together in the pictures shown. Try opening the feet out a
little as a variation.
Lean on the elbows for a milder backbend.
Tuck the tailbone down to reduce the curve in the lower back. This may be
hard if this area is not flexible.
Weight usually shift into the outer parts of the hands. Be aware of this and
distribute the force and weight over them evenly.
The Leg adductors are stretched. Some of these are , the pectineus, adductor
brevis and adductor longus, the gracilis and adductor magnus.