to Standing Bow
This is a combination of two yoga moves. It develops balance,
strengthens the muscles of the supporting leg, and stretches the front of
the hip and thigh of the raised leg.
Stand with your legs together. Bend your left knee and hold
your ankle with your left hand. Raise your right arm up to help you balance.
This is the stork. Stay in this position for three to five breaths.
Bend forward until your torso is more or less parallel to
the floor. This is the standing bow. Stay in this position for three to
Straighten up by returning to the stork then put your left
Repeat on the other side.
One breath equals an inhalation and an exhalation. Keep your breaths
steady and consistent in length and depth.
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