Peak Pose: Mayurasana (Peacock Pose)

October 16, 2013    BY Jen Stout

Arm balances can be some of the most challenging postures to work with, but also some of the most rewarding. Mayurasana (peacock pose) invigorates—well, pretty much the entire body! Join Jen in this quick sequence to build strength in the upper body and core, as well as increase flexibility in the wrists and forearms. Challenge yourself to find balance in a truly courageous way—"proud as a peacock"? It might be more accurate to say "brave as a peacock"!

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Jen Stout
Jen Stout (RYT 500 and Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist) is a professional yoga teacher and therapist trained in the disciplines of hatha yoga, tantra and ayurveda within the Himalayan tradition. She was inspired to pursue yoga in 2006 when she began practicing through the Para Yoga tradition. Her passion for inner fulfilment through yoga lead her to the source of these teachings, the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy. In 2011, Jen became a resident of the Himalayan Institute so she... Read more>>