Yoga Pose: Box with Shoulder Stretch

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  • Box with Shoulder Stretch

  • Category:
    Arm and Leg Support / Twist
  • Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Description:

    From Box (Cakravākāsana), one arm extends under the body and stretches out in a perpendicular direction. The opposite arm reaches straight forward while the forehead rest softly on the earth in the direction of the extended arm. The gaze is to the side.

  • Benefits:

    Gently stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles. Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue. Relieves back and neck pain when done with head and torso supported. Stretches the shoulders.