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YOGA CHALLENGE: Scorpion With a Broken Tail

I’m excited to announce the latest FitSugar Group called - YOGA CHALLENGE. To join the group, click here.

Here’s what it's all about.

I’ll post a photo of the challenge POSE on FitSugar. In fact here’s the first one - Scorpion With a Broken Tail .

Practice the pose. Then have someone take a photo of you in the POSE.

Post your photo in a blog in the YOGA CHALLENGE Group.

I’ll pick my favorite photos and feature it in an upcoming post, turning the winner into a famous Swami. Well, not exactly…but you will surely impress your friends.

Ahhh...but there is more. This suite has multiple options, because you can send ME challenges too. Just send a description or a photo of an inspiring POSE and I will post photos of me giving it a try.

This will be a great way for us to learn from each other.

Are you ready? Want to learn how to do this POSE? Then

Here's how you get into it the Scorpion With a Broken Tail.

  • Start off in what's called a Quarter Dog. It's basically a Down Dog, but with your elbows on the ground.
  • Lift your right leg up toward the ceiling, keeping your left foot on the ground.
  • Now kick your right leg up over your head, and your left leg will follow, but keep it low, so your legs are in a split.
  • Now bend your right knee and slowly bring your foot towards your head.
  • Bend your left knee and place that foot on your right knee.

Don't forget to breathe. Oh - and have fun.

Remember that this is a pose that challenges your balance. The worst that happens is you fall over, right? Get over it. Everyone falls in Yoga. It's like a rule. It means you're trying stuff, making mistakes, and learning from them, which is why they call Yoga a practice.

Can't wait to see your photos in the YOGA CHALLENGE Group.

Join The Conversation
tweet__ tweet__ 9 years
I want to hang this picture on my wall!! Wow, this is absolutely fab. How long have you been practising yoga Fit? I'd love to do that pose but I guess I'll have a few yoga years to practice before ;)
Fitness Fitness 10 years
You never know what you're capable of doing until you give it a try...
Beaner Beaner 10 years
Holy crap. I can't wait to try this against the wall. I'll probably fall on my face if I don't.
Fashion Fashion 10 years
Fit - You are amazing! I think I will just stick with online shopping for now. Good luck to all the challengers though!
kidcrazy2 kidcrazy2 10 years
Ha ha!! Yea, and my pic would be...Natalie, in full body traction.
scratch5 scratch5 10 years
I have a scorpio moon you think it will help me in that pose?
peepshow peepshow 10 years
I was JUST in this pose.. but no one was around to take my picture. Geez!
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
I would break my damn neck
kevindineen kevindineen 10 years
This is awesome, I'm going to start to work more on my forearm stands.
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
I know for a fact I would break my neck (and back) trying to attempt this.
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