Vrschikasana (Scorpion Pose)

Pure Hot Yoga Pose Benefits:

Strengthens the shoulders, abdominals and back; improves balance

Pure Hot Yoga Step by Step:

1) From Forearm stand, bend the knees.
2) Lift your head and bring your feet close to your head as you come in to a deep backbend. The knees will separate, but keep the toes together.

Pure Hot Yoga Beginners:

True beginners should not attempt this pose. If you are comfortable doing Forearm Stand at the wall, try moving yourself a little bit farther from the wall. Then walk your feet down the wall toward your head.

Pure Hot Yoga Advanced:

Bring your feet to rest on your head.