Dolphin Pose – Makarasana
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Also called a Puppy Pose. Dolphin pose is like Downward Dog but on your elbows.
Stretches the shoulders
Stretches the hamstrings and calves
Strengthens arms and legs
Relieves headache, back pain, insomnia and fatigue
Shoulder injuries, neck injuries
Tips, Observations, and Pointers
Depending on your flexibility your heals may or may not touch the floor.
Dolphin pose is a developmental pose for inverted poses such as Forearm Balance or Peacock.
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