Ardha Chakrasana (Half wheel posture)

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  • 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

  • Support the back at the waist by the palms, fingers together pointing forward¬†supporting the waist.
  • Breathe out. Bend backward from the lower back (lumbar region). Head bends backwards, stretching the muscles of the neck. Breathe in while bending. Retain the position for about a minute; normal breathing.
  • Return to the starting position.