Pincha means feather, mayura means peacock. This is a challenging inversion, beginners should do it against the wall or in the presence of a partner.
- Kneel on the floor. Bend forward and rest the forearm on the ground with the palms facing down. Forearm should be shoulder width apart and parallel to each other.
- Stretch the neck and lift the head up as high as possible.
- Inhale and swing your legs up and try to balance without dropping your legs behind the head.
- Stretch the chest up, tighten your core, legs,hip muscles and point your toes.
- Try to balance for as long is comfortable
- Strengthens the shoulders, arms, and back
- Stretches the shoulders and neck, chest, and belly
- Improves sense of balance
- Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression
- High blood pressure
- Shoulder injuries
- Back or spinal injuries