Shalabhasana B (Locust Posture B)

Shalabhasana B

Shalabhasana B (Śalabhāsana) = Locust-Posture

Dṛṣṭi: nāsāgre = to the nose

From lying.

You can move into this posture from ShalabhasanaA also.

Place your forehead on the ground and the arms by the sides of your body.

Inhale and lift the chest and head off the floor.

At the same time lift the legs off the floor also.

Exhale and place the hands next to your upper hips with the fingers facing forwards and the elbows bending backwards. Lift the chest higher using the hands pushing downwards.

Lengthen through your whole body and try not to bend the knees.

Hold here for up to five breaths.

Exhale as you release the pose.