3 Steps to Do Cobra Pose

Lengthen your spine and stretch your abs with this yoga move—cobra pose.

Alignment

Step 1

Place your hands palms down on the ground beneath your shoulders.

Step 2

Lift your chest up off the ground by straightening your arms.

Step 3

Gaze upwards and keep your abdominals engaged.

For Cobra Pose, lie down on your abdomen and point your feet behind you. Bring your hands next to your chest and engage the gluteals and back muscles as you curl the chest up away from the floor, supporting the shape with your arms.

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