For Yoga Pose May, Tina and Kate assigned me Cobra, a pose I admit that I struggle with but one that is also incredibly helpful. Like most yoga poses, there is more than meets the eye with Cobra. According to the Yoga Journal, some of the benefits of Cobra does the following for your stressed out body:
I will admit, I felt really awkward being photographed doing yoga! Here I am on the deck, an ideal place for yoga. I love yoga on my back deck in the morning because it is the time for the best sun, but it is not too hot, and what better way to start the day than to get a good focused stretch in?
As someone who spends about 9 hours a day at my desk job and several additional hours working on blogging related things, I need to focus more on Cobra and the good it could do for my body, especially my back!
My all time favorite yoga pose (besides Child’s Pose and Savasana) is Downward Dog. Downward Dog is the runner’s best friend forever. It is a place of active rest for me, and it is inevitably where I find myself at the end of every run and sometimes in my office with the door closed
What is your favorite yoga pose?
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