Welcome to Yahweh Yoga!

Plank

Step By Step

  1. From a Forward Bend press hands into the earth and walk or jump feet back.
  2. fingers spread and claw at mat. the wrists are in line with each other and under the shoulder.
  3. Core tightens as muscles wrap around the bones and tailbone tucks.
  4. Actively pull your belly button toward the spine.
  5. Waist lifts as heart melts.

Benefits

  • Strengthens arms, wrists and spine.
  • Tones abdomen.

Common Misalignments

  • Hands misaligned.
  • Too short of a stance so back rounds or hips lift.
  • Forearms not perpendicular to floor.
  • Shoulder heads dipped forward, scapula not on back.
  • Abdomen droops.

Contraindications

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.