Table Top Pose
The Table top pose relieves tension in the spine. This pose strengthens wrists, arms and shoulders. It stretches and realigns the spine and strengthens the back muscles. Table Top pose is mostly used as a starting or transition pose. Some transition poses that use this pose are cat pose, cow pose, downward facing dog, threading the needle and plank pose. This pose expands the chest and lungs to improve lung capacity.
How to do the Table Top Pose
Start in a kneeling postion. Put your hands directly under your shoulders with the fingers spread apart and facing forward. Your knees need to be aligned under your hips and hip width apart. Keep your feet directly behind your knees. Look down towards the floor and keep your back flat. Press the palms into the ground and relax your shoulders. Imagine your tail bone pointing towards the wall behind your and the top of the head towards the wall in front of you to keep your head and neck aligned with the spine.
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