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Dolphin Push-Ups

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Updated September 12, 2013

These dolphin push-ups will strengthen your abs and arms, preparing you for arm balances and headstand.

1. Dolphin Pose

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Begin in dolphin pose.

2. Dolphin Variation

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Come to this variation of dolphin by interlacing the fingers.

3. Dolphin Push-Up

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Bring your torso forward so that your face comes over your hands. The elbows will be lined up under your shoulders. Keep the body straight, as in chatutanga.

4. Dolphin Variation

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Push back to dolphin. Try to repeat this ten times, coming forward on the inhale and pushing back on the exhale.

5. Child's Pose

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Come down and rest in child's pose.
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