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How to do bow pose – 30 Day Yoga Challenge – Day 23

Looking to further your yoga expertise? Check out today’s pose of the 30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm 

Welcome to day 23 of Healthista’s 30 Day Yoga Challenge, with leading London yoga teacher, Sarah Malcolm (@sarahmalcs), where you learn in detail a different pose or aspect of yoga every day.

If you’re just joining us, click here to go to day one and see below for links to the other days in the series.  Today’s in-depth pose is the bow pose, known in Sanskrit as Dhanurasana.

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Bow pose

Today’s yoga pose in Healthista’s 30 day yoga challenge with Sarah Malcolm is bow pose.

Bow pose is the next step in this sequence, going off of day 22s locust pose. This pose has this name because when done properly, the body should resemble an archer’s bow.

Sarah recommends doing a couple of sun salutations or cat-cow poses before embarking on bow pose so we can prep the spine properly.

Make sure to take your time with this pose to keep your spine in proper position, saving it from any damage.

Our 30 day yoga challenge

Each day you will be learning a new aspect to the practice, so in a month you will have learned the basic yoga poses in depth and participate in classes or do a proper sequence yourself.

Shockingly to most people, yoga is a meditation that anyone can do. You don’t need a specific body type to master the practice, you just need the right skills – and you don’t need to be bendy!  Our 30 day challenge will give you the skills to become a true yogi.

Follow Sarah on Instagram @sarahmalcs

In our video series, Sarah is dressed by lululemon

30 Day Yoga Challenge:

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 22

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 21

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 20

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 19

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 18

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 17

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 16

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 15

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 14

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 13

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 12

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 11

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 10

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 9

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 8

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 7

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 6

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 5

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 4

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 3

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 2

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 1

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