- Stretches the entire front of the body, ankles, thighs and groin, abdomen and chest, and throat, and deep hip flexors (psoas)
- Strengthens the back muscles
- Improves posture
- Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck
Start lying on your belly, bend your knees and reach back for your ankles or shins and lift your chest gently as you pull your heart up toward the sky and press your toes up. Gaze can be upward or forward, depending on your neck flexibility. Hold for five to 10 breaths and repeat 2-3 times.