Lying-down Body Twist (Chakrasana)

  • Lie on your back; feet together and hands relaxed by the sides.
  • Bend your legs and place the feet on the floor, close to the buttocks, wider than the hips.
  • Stretch the arms away from the body with the palms facing up.
  • Gently bring both knees to the ground on your right side, keeping the feet close to the buttocks.
  • Turn the head to your left to look at your left palm, keeping both shoulders on the ground.
  • Press the knees and thighs to the floor without lifting the shoulders. Hold.
  • Gently come back to the centre by bringing the legs up.
  • Repeat on the other side.
  • Stretches spine and quadriceps.
  • Brings a deep relaxation.

 

 

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