Oddly, this wasn't one of the first Yoga postures I learnt when I started Yoga, which is really strange to me now considering it's benefits and how I relate it to many postures as it provides foundation, mobility and conditioning.
No matter if you are a beginner or have been doing Yoga for years, Cat + Cow should be in your practice as it helps with:
Flexion and extension of the spine
Start by doing 3 rounds of Cat + Cow and build up from there.
Your movements should be in time with your breathing, NOT the other way around. These movements should be done slowly and with full awareness.
For example, inhale to Cat Pose and exhale to Cow pose, or you can exhale to Cat pose and inhale to Cow Pose.
This pose is consid