VARIATION 1 VARIATION 2
This position can be done with the feet apart hip distance, or with the feet together. This position is also known as the miracle bend.
Once you have decided the feet position stretch your arms up over the head, press the gluteus, bring the hips forward, and drop the head back. Breathe long and deep through the nose. You can also choose to place the hands on the lower back region with the palms facing the body and the fingers pointing up.
- This is a great position to release stress. For optimum results hold the position 2-3 minutes. Your body may be starts shaking. Itâ??s always said that after the tension the calmness comes.
- Stretch of the abdominal area
- Opens up the chest
- Increase of flexibility of the lower back.
- It is an excellent pose for strengthening the back muscles.
Note: Pressing the gluteus protects the lower back from collapse, and it works increasing the flexibility in the lower back at the right place. Press them firmly before, and while you are holding the position.