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Eventually lengthen your legs by straightening your knees, keeping your chest and shoulders open. Play with lifting one leg up and then the other, before releasing down into Child’s Yoga Pose Pose.
In Sanskrit, this Yoga Pose translates to ‘Peacock’s Tail, ” symbolizing the exquisite nature of this position. Along with strengthening the upper body, this Yoga Pose opens the heart and lungs, focuses the mind, and deepens concentration. A peacock’s tail appears to be decorated with many eyes, so it’s no coincidence that you’ll feel more awake when in this gorgeous shape. While practicing, visualize someone you love, since this Yoga Pose stirs up devotion and is meant to be an offering.
1 Bring the front of your mat to a wall, place your fingers a few inches back from the wall, and folio the steps for Dolphin Yoga Pose Pose. When you’re ready to fly up, lift your gaze between your hands and walk your feet forward on your tiptoes. Be sure to keep your hips in line with your shoulders.
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2 Lift your right leg up. Bend your left knee as you inhale, and use your exhale to hop your left leg of the ground to meet your right leg up on the wall. This may take a few attempts. The key is to lift your left leg and draw your left heel toward your left sit bone to build momentum to get your right leg to the wall. Once you get your right leg up, bring your left leg up to meet your right.
3 Stay here for up to 5 breaths, keeping your heels on the wall. Flex your feet, rolling your inner thig in to widen and lengthen your lower back. Keep your gaze forward and between your hands, and draw your shoulders back to open your chest. If you want to play with balance, draw your bottom ribs in and navel back, and lift one foot and then the other off the wall.
When you’re ready to come down, lead with your left leg and come down gracefully into Child’s Yoga Pose Pose.