Hand Balancing Poses

Forearm Stand ( Pincha Mayurasana )

Benefits
  • 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
Contraindications and Cautions
  • Back, shoulder, or neck injury
  • Headache
  • Heart condition
  • High blood pressure
  • Menstruation
Forearm Stand / Pincha Mayurasana

Variation of Forearm Stand