Lower plank pose


Sanskrit name: Chaturanga Dandasana

This pose is reached by starting in the Plank pose. The body is lowered halfway to the ground.
This pose is part of the Sun Salutation succession.

Recommendations and precautions:

  • It is not recommended in case of CTS or during pregnancy.

Physical benefits:

  • Strengthens the arms, abdomen, joints and feet.
  • Prepares the body for exercises which require balancing the body in one’s hands.

Make the transition from one pose to the next in your own rhythm, feeling and listening to your body. Do not let yourself distracted by the physical effort and recapture the moment.
Practice the Four-limbed Staff pose during Yogilates classes. Learn more here.

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