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High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose

Angle-Based Images: High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose Video
High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in high lunge with your right foot forward.
High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Take your hands together in a prayer at the center of your chest. Take a deep inhale, using your thumbs to slightly lift your chest.
High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Use your exhale to engage your navel to your spine and twist your torso to the right.
High Lunge Prayer Twist Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Hook your left elbow outside of your right thigh. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths, then repeat on the other side.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for pregnant women nor for those with any knees or back maladies.

Benefits

This pose strengthens the lower body and is thought to stimulate digestion.

Modifications

You can also "T" your arms out in one line, perpendicular to the ground outside of your front foot, or wrap you arms around you for a full bind. To deepen the twist, use each inhale to lengthen through your spine, and each exhale to twist a little more.

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