What Is Cow Face Pose And What Are Its Benefits?

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This Yoga helps you to release tension from shoulders and opens the chest to facilitate for deep breathing. In Sanskrit, Cow Face Pose is also known as “Gomukhasana”.

  • You should perform staff pose, bend your left leg, bring it heel under the right thigh and close to right hip.
  • Now you need to bend your right leg over the left knee and let your right heel come close to left hip, where you right need to be positioned above the left knee.
  • Now place your palms on the feet.
  • Now you need to press the sitting bones on the floor and point the crown of the head upward.
  • Now bend your left elbow and bring your left forearm behind your back. Inhale while you are extending the right arm over your head. When you blend your right elbow just keep your right elbow between the shoulders blades.
  • Now clasp the fingers of the left hand with the right hand.
  • Lastly, pull your shoulders away from each other to experience the stretch in the shoulders.

Benefits of Cow Face Pose:

  • By this yoga practice you will be benefited to stretches arms and shoulders, release tension and opens the chest to facilitate to do deep breathing.

Remember: Whether you have neck or hip related problems then we must say this yoga is not for you.

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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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