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Standing Wide-Leg Forward Bend with Twist Pose

Angle-Based Images: Standing Wide-leg Forward Bend With Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Wide-leg Forward Bend With Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Wide-leg Forward Bend With Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Wide-leg Forward Bend With Twist Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Wide-leg Forward Bend With Twist Pose Video
Standing Wide-Leg Forward Bend with Twist Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in a wide-leg forward bend.
Standing Wide-Leg Forward Bend with Twist Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Take your left hand to your right ankle or shin.
Standing Wide-Leg Forward Bend with Twist Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Reach your left arm up toward the ceiling.
Standing Wide-Leg Forward Bend with Twist Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Slightly lean back with your chest. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Not recommended for those with back, shoulder, or neck maladies.

Benefits

Lengthens the spine. Opens the shoulders. Improves digestion.

Modifications

Use each inhale to lengthen through your spine, and each exhale to twist a little more.

Related Exercises

  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Shoulders Exercises
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