Sit on a blanket.
Stretch both legs out in front of the body.
Bend the right leg.
Hold the right ankle with the right hand. Place the right foot on the left thigh, as near as possible to the groin. Hold the right toes with the left hand. Mentally say to yourself: "I am loosening up my ankle joints and with practice they will become loose."
Simultaneously rotate your ankle 10 times clockwise.
Try to relax your foot as much as possible, rotating your foot about the ankle with your left hand.
Repeat 10 times anticlockwise. Repeat the whole process, 10 times clockwise and 10 anticlockwise, with the left foot folded on the right thigh.
ARDHA TITALI ASANA (HALF BUTTERFLY)
This exercise specifically loosens up the thigh, knee and ankle joints.
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