One-Handed Tiger

SKILL LEVEL
  • Beginner
CATEGORY
BENEFITS
  • Stretches the quads, hip flexors and shoulders.
  • Strengthens the hips.
  • Increases spinal mobility.
  • Improves balance.
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Come to all fours. Bring your wrists directly underneath your shoulders and your hips right above your knees.
  • Keeping your right knee bent, press your right foot up to the sky.
  • Carefully lift your left hand off the mat, reach back and take hold of your right foot.
  • Press the top of your foot into your hand, lift your chest and look straight ahead.
  • Hold the pose for 5-10 deep breaths, in and out through your nose.
  • Take a deep breath in, press your foot into your hand. Exhale, release your foot and switch sides.
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Avoid this pose if you have a knee, hip, back or shoulder injury.

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