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• From standing, start with your feet together
• Shift all of your weight into your right foot
• Bend your left leg behind you
• Reach down with your left hand and hold onto your left foot holding on from the arch side with your palm facing outward
• Reach your right arm up to the sky
• Take a big inhale and as your exhale fold your body forward about the level of your hips and think upper backbend (not lower backbend)
• Ground down through the mound of the right big toe
• Firm the right thigh
• Press your left foot into your left hand and breath
• Options are using a strap around the left foot and holding onto the strap with both hands over the shoulders or holding onto the left foot with both hands over the shoulders
• Stay here for five breaths and then switch sides