Sit with the legs extended straight out on the floor. While exhaling, bend the right knee, bringing the heel toward the buttocks. Place the right arm around the outside of the right leg and grab the left wrist behind your back. Keep the left leg straight and flex the toes. Inhaling, directing the gaze forward, and then exhale and bend forward. Repeat on the other side.
Marichyasana A1, A2 and A3 are other easy options for beginner students.
- This pose helps to calm the brain and stretch the spine and shoulders.
- It also stimulates the abdominal organs, including the liver and kidneys.
- It can improve digestions, flatulence and constipation.