Parsva Janu Sirsasana A (Side Angle Head to Knee Posture)

Parsva Janu Sirsasana A

Parsva Janu Sirsasana A (Side Angle Head to Knee Posture)

Start sitting with the legs out straight.

Inhale and bring the right leg up so that the foot is pressed into the left inner thigh and the knees are at 90 degrees to each other.

Exhale and ground/firm the legs, and make the left leg strong with the foot flexed. Inhale and raise up the right arm above you,

Exhale and take the right arm behind you and aim to hold the right leg or foot (or just hold the right behind your back).

Inhale and reach the left arm up and then exhale lean forwards to hold around the left foot.

Hold the left side of the left foot with the left shoulder/arm rotating inwards (palm facing outwards).

Inhale and lift the chest and the spine whilst keeping the shoulders relaxed.

Exhale as you twist round to the right and look over the right shoulder.

Hold here for three to five breaths.

Inhale and then exhale as you release the posture.

Repeat on the other side.