Take Five and Stretch: Standing Crescent

Standing Crescent
Stand with your feet hips width apart. Inhale, stretch your arms up and hold your right wrist with your left hand. Exhale lean to your left. Stand strong through your right leg and give a gentle tug on your arm. Breathe. Inhale stand up and repeat on the second side.
Leg Variation: Cross the right leg behind the left past the midline.
Arm Variation: Cross wrists and press palms together.
Benefits: Stretches the legs and hip flexors, opens the side body, the back, the ribs, and makes space for  the breath.

 

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