Yoga Pose: Cow Face (Gomukhāsana)

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  • Cow Face

  • Gomukhāsana

  • go = cow
  • mukha = face
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Seated / Twist
  • Difficulty:
    Intermediate
  • Description:

    From Cow Face (Preparation), one arm reaches up and back from above the shoulder while the opposite arm reaches down and back from under the shoulder and around the torso into a bind at the center of the upper back. The gaze is forward.

  • Benefits:

    Stretches the ankles, hips and thighs. Stretches the shoulders, armpits, triceps, and chest.