Awake & Evolve: Cycle 2 – Rabbit Pose Focus

The second cycle of Awake & Evolve workouts focuses on using the breath, building upper body stamina, and fostering a habit of regular meditation.

Rabbit Pose Focus

Starting in child’s pose, sit back on your heels and place your forehead on your mat.

Bring your hands together and interlace your fingers behind your back. Next lift your hips as you begin to roll onto the crown of your head.

To go deeper in the pose bring your arms up and over your head.

**Yogi’s Tip: Be careful with your neck in this pose. Make sure that you are on the crown of your head. Try to keep some weight off the head by engaging the legs more and pressing them down into the floor.

Stay in the pose for 5-10 deep breaths. Rest and repeat as needed, finishing in child’s pose for a few breaths.

Benefits of Rabbit Pose:

  • Aids in spinal mobility and elasticity.
  • Stimulates the nervous system with fresh blood and oxygen.
  • Relieves tension in the neck, shoulders and upper back.
  • May also be used to alleviate headaches, sinus issues, insomnia, and depression.

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