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Plow Pose

What is Plow Pose?

Plow Pose is a challenging yet rejuvenating yoga pose typically done at the end of a practice. The position helps reduce backache by opening up the neck and back, as well as stretching the spine and shoulders.

You may do Plow Pose in these types of classes:

How do you do Plow Pose?

  • Step 1

    Start by lying flat on your back, then lift your legs straight up to form an "L" shape with your body.

  • Step 2

    Press your palms next to your hips and send your legs and feet overhead, hips over your shoulders. Reach your toes to the floor behind your head and tuck your toes under.

How do you modify Plow Pose?

  • Plow Pose for Beginners

  • Advanced Plow Pose

  • Plow Pose for Weak Shoulders

What are the benefits of Plow Pose?

  • Flexibility

  • Full Body Stretch

  • Relaxation

Expert opinion

I love ending class with this pose, when the spine and hamstrings are warm and open.

If you surrender into it, the lower back feels a sweet release.

Diana Bozalis Rodgers,We Yogis in Dallas

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