Feathered Peacock Pose or Pincha Mayurasana

Erica
RYT-200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher. Erica started practicing yoga daily to bring herself flexibility, strength and balance. She enjoys doing yoga on the mat in the room, in nature and at the sea side. Erica brings yoga from the mat to everyday life and it helps her to be balanced, non judgmental and to learn new things. She likes learning and challenges, and encourages students to challenge themselves, learn new asanas, practice and enjoy every minute of yoga.
Feathered Peacock Pose or pincha mayurasana

Feathered Peacock Pose or pincha mayurasana ( also called Forearm Stand)

  1. Position yourself in the child’s pose (balasana).
  2. Place your upper forearms on the yoga mat in front of you.
  3. Now lift your heels up and shift your toes forward.
  4. Then extend your legs and straighten them out as you would in the downward dog pose. Make sure that your forearms remain in their positions on the yoga mat.
  5. Bring your legs forward and in one smooth movement, kick one leg up and then the other one up towards the ceiling.
  6. Hold your legs in place with your feet aligned over your head. Maintain your balance as you focus on your deep breathing.
  7. Hold the feathered peacock position for 30 seconds to 1 minute or for longer if you can.

source:

https://www.fitnessrepublic.com/yoga/poses/feathered-peacock-pose-pincha-mayurasana.html

 

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