Half Moon Pose
Floating into Half Moon Pose will charge up your core, give a big stretch to your spine, and help you find balance:
- From Warrior 1, open your hips, arms, and chest into Warrior 2.
- Place your left hand on your left hip and stretch your right arm straight out, creating length through the right side of your body. Shift weight onto your right foot and lift your left foot up. Plant your right palm flat on the ground under your shoulder.
- Distribute your weight evenly between your right hand and foot. Lift your left arm up and gaze toward your left hand. Hold for five breaths and then release the pose, coming into Downward Dog. Then try Half Moon on the left side.
Find more details on this balancing pose here.
Photo: Jenny Sugar