Start in Sukhasana (Easy Pose) along with your proper leg crossed over your left. Root along with your sit bones and elongate your backbone. Imagine a central axis working out of your pelvic ground by your torso to the crown of your head. Try to maintain it straight and your physique nonetheless so that you just don't sway or lean in any path. Keeping your left leg the place it’s, convey your proper foot onto the mat outdoors of your left knee. With your proper massive toe mound down, root and drop your proper outer hip. Inhale and lift your left arm in the direction of the ceiling. Exhale and twist your torso to the suitable, hooking your left elbow outdoors of your proper knee. Lower your proper hand to the ground subsequent to your proper hip. Push your proper knee away out of your midline to create extra resistance on your left elbow. Inhale, stretch your central axis, and twist your torso deeper into the rotation. Hold a minimum of 5 breaths and repeat on the opposite facet (illustration).