Awake & Evolve: Cycle 1 - Reverse Plank Pose Focus
Reverse Plank Pose Focus
Sit straight up with your legs together stretched out in front of you on your mat. Begin to flex your feet as you lean and place your palms on the floor. Place your hands directly under your shoulders, with your fingertips pointing toward your feet. Next begin to lift your legs and body off the floor, as you press your feet into your mat. If it feels good to your neck, allow your head drop back as you open through the chest center. Stay in the pose for 10 deep breaths.
Benefits of Reverse Plank Pose:
- Opens the shoulder girdle and heart center.
- Strengthens the arms, wrists, legs and ankles
- May alos be beneficial for athletes dealing with poor posture.
Topic: Awake & Evolve Yoga
Mindith is a born mover. She has spent her life exploring various athletic disciplines, starting with ballet and modern dance from an early age. She went on to become a E-RYT 500 certified yoga therapist and teacher and discovered CrossFit after the birth of her daughter. Mindith coached CrossFit at a number of boxes near her home in Southern California, which lead to her involvement in Russian kettlebells and Olympic weightlifting. She has coached a wide variety of populations and cares... Read More