Extended Side Angle
- Strengthens the feet, ankles, knees, legs, glutes and hips.
- Stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, groin, obliques, intercostals, arms and shoulders.
- Opens up the hips.
- Increases lung capacity and improves breath efficiency.
- Lower Body Strength
- Hip Opener
Yoga 15 Series
- Strength: vimeo.com/ondemand/yogastrengthchallenge
- From Downward Dog, step your right foot in between your hands in Runners Lunge.
- Check that your right knee is directly above your right ankle and turn your left heel down to the mat.
- Come up, resting your right forearm on your front knee.
- Drop your left shoulder back and circle your left arm down and across your body into Extended Side Angle Pose.
- Draw your right ear away from your shoulder and reach through your fingertips.
- Hold the pose for 5 deep breaths, in and out through your nose.
- Circle your left hand back down to the mat and step back to Downward Dog for the other side.
- Avoid this pose if you have a knee or shoulder injury.