Be certain of your physical abilities and limitations before attempting any yoga pose, and seek clearance from your physician if you are uncertain. Always respect your body and know your limits.
Yoga Locust Pose
Yoga Salambhasana or Shalabasana Pose
- Inhale, begin lying on stomach, legs extended, arms at side.
- Exhale, engaging back body muscles, lifting legs, arms, head and shoulders off floor.
- Inhale, reaching back with toes and finger tips, to find full expression of pose.
- Exhale, extending spine through crown of head, which may be looking forward, or down for neck comfort.
- Hold pose 3 to 5 breaths or as long as comfortable.
Modifications and Precautions for Yoga Locust Pose / Salambhasana: Yogis with neck, back, shoulder, hip, elbow or other issues should use caution or avoid Locust pose. Do not strain neck looking forward, look down at mat if finding any neck discomfort.
Congratulations on learning "Yoga Locust Pose, Yoga Salambhasana or Shalabasana Pose".