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Yoga Exercises for Shoulder Muscles

No one is immune to neck and shoulder pain. These yoga exercises for shoulder muscles are easy to perform and will help release tension that causes stiffness and pain around those regions.

Bow and Arrow Pose

The bow and arrow yoga pose is also known as the Akarna Dhanurasana. This pose does not require any special equipment other than a flat surface to stand on, ideally a yoga mat, but you can do it anywhere on a floor, carpet or in the woods!

Yoga exercises for shoulder pain
Akarna Dhanurasana
  • 6. Exhale while releasing your imaginary bow and bring the left arm parallel to the right, as shown in the first picture.
  • 7. Repeat four more times in this position.
  • 8. Bring your right foot back and step forward with the left foot.
  • 9. Repeat the same yoga exercises for shoulder pose with the opposite arm.

Learn about poses other than this yoga exercises for shoulder pose.

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