Lean toward the chair, extending your left arm over your left ear. Hold for 3 to 5 full breaths.
Benefits: Increases flexibility in hips, stretches hamstrings and helps you breathe easier.
•Breathe deeply and slowly through your nose during the poses.
•Focus on elongating your spine and contracting your abdominals as a way to take deeper breaths.
•If you experience discomfort, stop immediately. You should feel a gentle stretch but no strain.