Cat-Cow Yoga Pose warms your body and brings flexibility to your spine

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Start on your hands and knees with your wrists directly under your shoulders and your knees directly under your hips. Now do point your finger on the floor or on the yoga mat. Place your shins and knees hip width apart. Center your head properly in a neutral position and downward your head. This yoga is called Cat – cow pose because two poses you should do one by one constantly. When you start doing cow pose inhale as you drop your belly towards the floor or on your mat and lift your chest and chin, now slowly gaze up.

Next is Cat Pose. When you start doing cat pose, as you exhale, draw your belly to your spine and round your back. While doing the pose you should look like a cat stretching its back. Now release the crown of your head towards the floor, but remember not to pressure your chin to your chest. Now inhale and come back to cow pose and again exhale to return to cat pose.

Cat-Cow Yoga Pose is a gentle flow between two poses which warms your body and brings flexibility to your spine.

Benefits of  Cat-Cow Yoga Pose and child pose: 

  • This pose is helpful for your back pain relief. 
  • It also helps to strengthen your abdominal organs.
  • This pose will also help in your breathing relieves stress and calms in mind.

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About the Author: Kabbyik

Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of Yoga2all.com. He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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