Stretch for a longer body

EXTENDED SIDE-ANGLE

STRETCHES AND FIRMS SHOULDERS, CHEST, BACK, ABS, BUTT AND LEGS
Stand with feet about a metre apart, left foot pointed to the left at 90 degrees, right one slightly turned in to the left. Inhale and lift your arms out to the sides at shoulder level, forming a T. Exhale and bend your left knee 90 degrees and hinge to the left from your hips, extending your torso over your left thigh. Inhale, place your left fingertips on the floor next to your left foot and extend your right arm overhead, palm facing down (shown). Look towards your right hand. Hold for five breaths. Inhale and return to centre, straightening your left leg. Repeat on the opposite side, without standing back up.

MAKE IT EASIER
Place your left elbow on your left knee instead of bringing your hand to the floor.

TRANSITION
Place both hands on the floor on either side of your left foot. Step your left foot back towards your right. Exhale and press your hips up to downwardfacing dog. Move to side plank from here.

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