Pause & Pose: Mermaid Pose

Pause & Pose: Mermaid Pose

Happy first day of Spring! Our favorite yogi Jessie James has a fun pose picked out for us today to help welcome the new season.

Mermaid Pose

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana

Level 3


Mermaid pose is a pigeon pose with an added backbend! It stretches your hips, groin, and inner thighs while opening and expanding your whole front body.

Honest Tip:

If this pose is just out of reach use a strap and loop it around your back foot. If you feel wobbly use a bolster or a blanket under the hip of your front leg. There is a lot going on in this pose; you are stretching your hips and balancing over your midline while opening your heart and chest. Remember to keep your low belly engaged and your breath long and fluid.

Now go pause, pose, and find peace!

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