CAT COW POSE
Sanskrit Name – Marjariasana / Bidalasana
Sanskrit Name Meaning – Marjari – Cat, Asana - Pose
Target Areas – Back, Torso and Neck
WHAT IS CAT COW POSE (MARJARIASANA / BIDALASANA)?
Cow / Cat Pose is a foundational yoga pose that stretches your neck, back and torso. It also helps alleviate lower back pain.
DO NOT PRACTICE CAT COW POSE (MARJARIASANA / BIDALASANA) IF:
You have a neck or back injury
You’ve recently had surgery
BENEFITS OF CAT COW POSE (MARJARIASANA / BIDALASANA)
Stretches your neck, back and torso
The posture gently massages your stomach muscles and internal organs
It alleviates lower back pain
HOW TO PRACTICE CAT COW POSE (MARJARIASANA / BIDALASANA) IN 3 EASY
Start by balancing on your hands and knees in Table Top position. Make sure you knees are directly under your hips and that you hands, arms and shoulders are all in one straight line. Keep you head in a neutral position and fix your gaze to the ground.
As you exhale, round your spine towards the ceiling and allow your head to release gently the ground. When you inhale, come back into Table Top position.
FOLLOW UP POSES