Flying Locust

SKILL LEVEL
  • Advanced
CATEGORY
BENEFITS
  • Stretches the abs, hip flexors and quads.
  • Increases spinal mobility.
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Lie face down on the mat and bring your fingertips in line with your shoulders, elbows tight to your sides.
  • Inhale, look up and lift your chest a few inches off the mat.
  • Exhale, bend your right knee, lift your left leg all the way up and point your toes. Gently rest your left knee on the sole of your right foot.
  • Hold the pose for 5 breaths – being careful not to over-arch your back.
  • Release the pose, bring both feet to the mat and repeat on the other side.
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Avoid this pose if you have a wrist, lower back or foot injury.

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