What is Dolphin Pose?
Dolphin pose is an intermediate yoga pose beneficial for people working toward a headstand practice. The pose tones the upper body while improving hip agility and increasing hamstring flexibility.
How do you do Dolphin Pose?
Begin on your hands and knees. Make sure your wrists align under your shoulders and your knees are directly under your hips.
Slowly bend your elbows down on the mat directly beneath your shoulders, making sure your arms stay parallel.
Keeping your shoulders above your elbows, lift your hips towards the ceiling with your toes tucked for support.
How do you modify Dolphin Pose?
Dolphin Pose for Prenatal
Dolphin Pose for Beginners
Advanced Dolphin Pose
Dolphin Pose for Weak Knees
Dolphin Pose for Weak Lower Back
Dolphin Pose for Weak Wrists
Dolphin Pose for Weak Shoulders
Dolphin Pose for Weak Hips
What are the benefits of Dolphin Pose?
Dolphin pose is great for opening and strengthening shoulders and stretching hamstrings.
It’s an important pose to master to prepare the body to go upside down.