Pose of the Week - Waterfall

Teaching waterfall to her little brother.

Teaching waterfall to her little brother.

Sanskrit: Anuvittasana

English: Waterfall; Standing backbed

Benefits: Good for beginners, Opens chest, Promotes proper posture and deep breathing

Variations: Place hands on lower back to help your back bend further, Drop head all the way back if your neck likes it, Close your eyes

How to: Stand straight with feet hip width apart and lengthen spine.  Reach arms up to the sky and open your chest as you arch your back and imagine water dripping from the top of your fingers down your backside.