Model: Lacey Grillos
“It is through the body that your realize you are a spark of divinity.”
~ B.K.S. Iyengar
- Strengthens arms and wrists
- Opens and stretches groin, hips, back, and legs
- Improves balance
- Tones abdomen
Begin in a squat with your feet positioned less than shoulder width apart with your slightly arms firmly planted between your legs. Walk your hands back as far as you can, fingers pointing forward. Engage all five knuckles as you gently begin to tilt your torso forward. Carefully begin to lift yourself off of the floor and extend your legs forward. Keep your inner thighs as high on your arms as possible. Straighten your arms, hollow your chest, and widen your shoulders to get as much lift as possible, then spread your toes apart. Slowly begin to lift the head upward. Breathe — see if you can hold this pose for at least 15 seconds, then release.