If you’re not sure what this whole Everyday Yoga thing is, you can check out the Everyday Yoga page. For now, cobras!
Well, um, us. In cobra. But you get it.
This is my cobra, like, 90% of the time I do it. It’s more beneficial to me to lift entirely with strength from my torso (back, abs, pelvis), even if it means staying lower. On the odd occasion that I take a higher cobra, this is what it looks like:
Laura actually submitted the same two variations of her cobra. First, a more strength-focused one with her hands off the ground:
And a higher cobra, with more of a flexibility focus:
And blogromp’s cobra, shared with us via Flickr:
If you’re interested in participating in the next round of Everyday Yoga, there’s a current call for down dog submissions.