half pyramid

ardha parsvottanasana

Half pyramid deeply stretches the back of the leg, calms the mind and emotions and stimulates the third eye.

From table position, step the right foot between the hands, bringing the right knee directly over the right ankle in a low lunge.

The left knee and foot rests on the floor.

 Exhale straightening the right leg, pressing the hips towards the left heel.

 Round the spine, pressing the forehead to the right kneecap, lift the right toes up towards the ceiling.

Soften the elbows, relax the shoulders, neck and face. Breathe and hold for 4-8 breaths.

To release: inhale and bend the right knee back over the ankle, and exhale bring the right knee back to the left in table position.

 Repeat on other side

Place a folded blanket under the knees to protect them from pressure and stress.