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 pose is a gentle flow between two poses which warms your body and brings flexibility to your spine.
Benefits of Cat cow 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.