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• From seated
• Bend knees, place feet together on the floor
• Place hands on the back of the thighs
• Lean back as you lift from the chest and distribute your weight between sitting bones and tail bone
• Keep spine neutral as you release the feet off the floor one at a time
• Bring feet and knees together and lift both shins until they are parallel to floor
• Reach fingertips forward or reach up and overhead for more of a challenge
• “Floint” or point feet while flexing toes back for Ardha Navasana
• For fullest expression, Paripurna Navasana, extend knees fully and keep toes reaching to the sky
• Grab ahold of the big toes with your first two fingers and extend elbows and knees upward