How To Teach Plough Pose

From shoulder stand  bend from hips to lower toes to floor beyond head.

Keep torso perpendicular to floor, legs fully extended.

With toes on floor lift thighs up.

Soften throat.

Press hands against back.

Clasp hands.

Press arms down.

Lift thighs.


To release place hands on back and lift into shoulderstand.

roll onto back.


  • Calms brain
  • Stimulates abdominal organs, thyroid gland
  • Stretches shoulders, spine
  • Menopause
  • Therapeutic for backache, headache, infertility, insomnia and sinusitis


  • Release hands away from back and stretch arms out behind you.

Prepration Poses

  • Half Shouldstand
  • Seated Forward Bend


  • HBP
  • Neck injury

George Watts

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