Standing Forward Bend
- From Mountain Pose, inhale and reach your arms straight above you. As you exhale, engage your abs and fold forward with a straight back.
- Tuck your chin in toward your chest, relax your shoulders, and extend the crown of the head toward the floor to create a long spine. Shift your weight forward onto your toes, straightening the legs as much as possible. Place your hands on the ground, fingertips lining up with the toes.
- Hold here for five breaths before coming into Downward Facing Dog.
Photo: Jenny Sugar