Sanskrit Name: Pincha Mayurasana (पिंच मयूरासन)
English Name: Feathered Peacock Pose / Forearm Stand Pose
Type of Yoga: Ashtanga Yoga
Level of Yoga: Advanced / Intermediate
Duration: As per your capability or 30 to 60 seconds
Target Area: Shoulders, Neck, Thorax, Navel
Strengthens: Back, Shoulders, Arms
The Pincha Mayurasana is also known as Forearm Stand and Feathered Peacock Pose. It helps immensely to strengthen the shoulders, arms, back, and core. Practicing it regularly improves the balance and also helps to overcome the fear of falling. Because of the inversion, you’ll have improved blood flow to your brain, which will help you relieve stress.