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Sphinx

Step By Step

  1. Lay on belly, elbows under the shoulder, wrists coming straight out from elbows with forearms resting on the earth and hands down.
  2. Elbows and fingers are inline with each other.
  3. Spread fingers, knuckles and finger tips press down on mat.
  4. thighs become active, spread toes and press feet into floor.
  5. Shoulders back and hearts lifts off the mat.

Benefits

  • Strengthens back, arms, shoulders, legs and wrists.
  • Stretches chest, lungs, shoulders and abdomen.
  • firms the buttocks.
  • Improves posture.
  • Stimulates digestion and circulation.
  • Helps relieve stress and fatigue.
  • Opens the heart, throat and increases lung capacity.
  • Soothes sciatica.
  • Therapeutic for asthma.

Contraindications

  • Back injury.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
  • Headache.
  • Pregnancy.

Common Misalignments

  • Wrists and elbows in.
  • Hands and/or legs asleep.
  • Feet sickled.
  • Shoulders forward.