- Postural counterpose.
- Increases spinal mobility.
- Improves posture.
- Can help to alleviate lower and upper back pain.
Lie face down on the mat with your legs hip-width apart.
Come up to your forearms and check that your elbows are directly beneath your shoulders.
Draw your shoulders away from your ears and gently contract your abs.
Hold the pose for 5-10 deep breaths, in and out through your nose.
- Avoid Sphinx pose if you have an elbow injury.