Spinal bending pose

Meru akarshanasana

  • Lie on the right side of the body with the left foot on top of the right.
  • Bend the right arm and place the right elbow on the floor.
  • Raise the torso and head. Support them by the right elbow, resting the head on the right palm.
  • Place the left arm on the left thigh.
  • Keep the legs straight, raise the left leg as high appropriate and slide the left hand toward the left foot.
  • Hold for a moment, then slowly lower.
  • Practice up to 10 times on this side then up to 10 times on the left.

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