"Urdhva" — meaning "upward"
"Dhanu" — meaning "bow"
"Asana" — meaning "pose"
This pose stretches the spine, shoulders, chest, upper back, and thighs. It also strengthens the arms, wrists, spine, legs, and abdomen. The deep back-bending aspect of this pose opens the lungs, which makes it therapeutic for asthma. Additionally, this pose stimulates the thyroid and pituitary glands, increasing energy and providing relief from mild depression
verbal cues for wheel pose
1. lie flat on the ground, bend your knees keeping your feet parallel to eachother
2. place hands at either side of your head, lift up
3. imagine your chest pressing flat to an imaginary wall in front of you you can do this by pressing in with your feel
4. come down slowly one vertebrae at a time
variations for wheel pose is, bridge pose, on your elbows, lifting one leg in the air, figure four, bending at your knees and extending your arms overhead, on your stomach for upward facing bow and standing .
Be creative and express your best variation mindful of your wrists and back. .
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