Welcome to Yahweh Yoga!

Plow

Step By Step

  1. From Shoulder Stand bend at the hips and slowly lower toes to the mat, above or beyond the head.
  2. Torso is perpendicular to the ground and legs are fully extended.
  3. Throat is softened as the chin draws away from the chest. Shoulders and back of the head presses into the mat.
  4. Super important to keep chin lifted.

Benefits

  • Calms the brain.
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs and the thyroid gland.
  • Stretches the shoulders and spine.
  • Strengthens upper back muscles.
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause.
  • Reduces stress and fatigue.
  • Therapeutic for backache, headache, infertility, insomnia and sinusitis.

Contraindications

  • Diarrhea.
  • Menstruation.
  • Neck injuries.
  • Asthma and high blood pressure.
  • Pregnancy.

Common Misalignments

  • Chin tucked.
  • Lack of shoulder loop.
  • Elbows out to the side.
  • Lack of muscular energy in legs.