Strengthening practice continued

35 Extend your arms out to your sides at shoulder height, with your palms facing down.

Lie on your back with your arms alongside your body, your legs extended and your feet together.

Raise both feet toward the ceiling to form a 90-degree angle with your body and legs and then move into Shoulderstand.

35 Extend your arms out to your sides at shoulder height, with your palms facing down.

36 Lower your knees to the right toward the floor and perform Little Boat Twist.

• For information on Little Boat Twist, see page 60.

For information on Shoulderstand, see page 222.

Shoulderstand strengthens your entire body.

Lie on your back with

Press your elbows

• Fish Pose is a good

your legs extended and

into the floor to

counter pose for

your feet and legs

move into Fish Pose.

Shoulderstand

together. Your arms should be straight and your palms should be on the floor underneath

• For information on Fish Pose, see page 210.

because the pose stretches your neck in the opposite direction.

you.

Lie on your back with

34

Draw your knees

• Little Boat Pose

your knees bent and

toward your chest

stretches your lower

your feet flat on the

and move into Little

back and helps your

floor, hip width apart.

Boat Pose.

body cool down.

For information on

Little Boat Pose, see

page 58.

Little Boat Twist helps prepare you for the relaxation portion of your practice.

Perform Little Boat Twist for your other side.

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