Ayurveda Pitta Pacifying Yoga: Cobra | Banyan Botanicals

Cobra (Bhujangasana)

A Pitta Pacifying Yoga Pose

Cobra

Lie on your stomach and place the hands underneath the shoulders. Inhale to roll the shoulders back, lift the chest, lengthen the tailbone and find your gaze at the horizon or below. Lower down on an exhalation. Repeat several times with inhalation and exhalation.

Pitta Focus:

Opening the solar plexus. Avoid griping the buttocks and reach out of the lower back. Keep the chin slightly drawn in towards the chest.

Benefits:

Strengthens the muscles of the back, stretches the spine, opens the chest and shoulders, and massages the abdominal and pelvic area.