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Flying Locust

SKILL LEVEL
  • Advanced
CATEGORY
BENEFITS
  • Stretches the abs, hip flexors and quads.
  • Improves spinal mobility.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Set-Up

    Lie face down on the mat and bring your fingertips in line with your shoulders. Hug your elbows to your sides.

  • Action

    Inhale, look up and lift your chest a few inches off the mat. Exhale, bend your right knee, lift your left leg all the way up and point your toes. Rest your left knee on the sole of your right foot.

  • Duration

    Hold the pose for 3-5 breaths on each side—being careful not to over-arch your lower back.

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Avoid Flying Locust if you have a wrist, shoulder, lower back or foot injury.
MASTER FLYING LOCUST

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