Ankle stretch breathing

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Ankle stretch breathing

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Tadasana

  • Stand erect with feet close together, knees together.
  • Hands along the thighs with fingers stretched out.
  • The legs, trunk and the head aligned in a straight line.

I. Starting position (Sthiti): Tadasana

II. Practice

  • Open the eyes and fix your gaze on a point on the wall ahead. Place the palms in front of your thighs.
  • While inhaling , raise your hands and stretch the ankles. Feel yourself growing taller and firm.
  • As you exhale, bring your hands and heels down.
  • Repeat five times keeping the movements of hands and ankles, continuously breathing in synchronization. Feel the stretch, from your ankles to your fingers as you reach upwards.
  • Relax in standing position, hands by the side of the thighs. Observe your breath and enjoy the stability for a few seconds.