Yoga Pose of The Week

 

Standing Yoga Mudra

Benefits: Improves mental functions, harmonizes the connection between the heart and mind, opens the shoulders, stretches the upper back and legs. 

Benefits:
Physical: Opens shoulders; stretches upper back and legs
Emotional: Heart-mind connection
Rx For: Tight neck

1. Stand tall with feet hip-width apart.
2. Interlace hands down behind your back. Press shoulder blades down and lift the chest.
3. Inhale deeply.
4. As you exhale, bend knees and begin folding forward from your hips, bringing your hands and arms up and as far forward as you comfortably can.
5. Straighten legs.
6. Shake head side to side (like you’re saying “no”) to release tension in the neck and shoulders.

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