Forward Bend

  • Begin standing upright with the feet together and the arms at the sides.
  • Inhale the arms up stretching them along side of the ears and lengthen through the spine.
  • Hold the breath and lean back, continuing to keep the arms along side the ears and stretching through the fingertips. 
  • Come up with the arms still stretching upwards.
  • Exhale forward keeping the arms outstretched and back straight.  (Modified version place hand on the hips and then bend forward)
  • Inhale come back to the starting position or continue to the next repetition.
  • Repeat 5-10 times.