Yoga Pose 4: Open Lizard
What it does: Stretches hips and hip flexors.
- From Downward Facing Dog, move your right hand a few inches to the left and step your right foot next to your right pinky.
- Release your left knee to the mat. Exhale as you lower your right knee toward the floor, resting on the outside edge of your right foot.
- Gaze up toward the ceiling to increase the stretch in the front of the left thigh, holding for five breaths.
- Stay here for at least five breaths, then repeat on the left side.