Sit with the legs extended straight out on the floor. While exhaling, bend the left knee, placing the heel in the right groin (half lotus). Place the right heel toward the buttocks. Place the right arm around the outside of the right leg and grab the left wrist behind your back. Inhaling, directing the gaze forward, and then exhale and bend forward. Repeat on the other side.
Marichyasana B1, and B2 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.