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Floor Bow

Dhanurasana

Benefits

Stretches entire front of the body, strengthens back muscles, improves posture.

Step 1

Begin on your belly, with your hands by your body, palms facing up.

 Step 2

Bend your knees, with your toes pointing towards the back of your head.

Step 3

Reach back with your hands, and hold onto your ankles.

Step 4

Lift your heels towards the ceiling, and your thighs away from the floor. This will lift your upper body off your mat.

Step 5

Gaze forward.

Step 6

Hold this position for a couple of breaths, then release your ankles and relax your body onto your mat.

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