Dynamic Back Stretching pose

Gatyatmak Paschimottanasana

  • Lie on the back with the feet together.
  • Rest the hands on the floor above the head with the palms facing up.
  • Keep the upper arms close to the ears and raise the torso sit upright.
  • Lengthen the spine up then bend from the hips and lower the torso over the legs.
  • When the hands reach the toes, relax the elbows and head.
  • Hold for a moment then return to the sitting position, with the arms above the head.
  • Engage the abdominal muscles and lower the torso down to the floor, back to the starting position.
  • Practice up to 10 times.

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