“Makara= A huge sea animal, which has been taken to be the crocodile, the shark, the dolphin, but is probably a fabulous animal.” (Sandy Anderson)
- Lie on your stomach.
- Place the right hand on the left shoulder and the left arm on the right shoulder and rest your hands on the forearms.
- Legs are open as wide as your mat (not as shown in picture above) and feet are turned out.
- Inhale and relax into the floor. Be heavy.
- Hold for at least 5-10 breaths.
Modifications and Props:
You may place a blanket on the mat to cushion joints
Legs can be together and you can reach the feet back (as in picture)
Allows body to rest, assists in breathing