Plow Pose or Halasana is a common pose with numerous benefits.
The Sanskrit word “Hala” means Plow. When practicing Halasana, the body looks like a plow.
The pose is known to be good for people suffering from leg cramps. Plow pose is commonly practiced near the end of class just before Savasana.
The pose is also considered to be a minor inversion.
Tip: Only practice the full version of the pose, with feet on the ground, if you’re intermediate or advanced with your practice.
Plow Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!
Plow Pose Benefits:
Opens The Shoulders
Can Improve Digestion
Stimulates The Thyroid Gland
Help Relieve Menopause
Aids Spine Flexibility
The above Plow Pose is displayed by Yoga|Merge Instructor Madelyn Hanson. You can catch Madelyn’s Classes on Yoga|Merge – Let’s Make Some Yoga