Lauren breaks down Plank Pose also called Upward Push-up Level 1 Plank or Upward Push-up is a strengthening yoga pose. You will be amazed and the strength you need in your arms, legs, shoulders and core to just hold yourself straight. Imagine your body is literally a plank of wood, straight and strong. This is a great pose to focus on the breath as it will make holding a lot easier. As you breathe deep you are delivering oxygen and prana (life energy) to your body. Watch Lauren as she guides you to hold your Plank!