Try This Balancing & Stretching Posture

Karen Uphoff. FLX Yoga

POSE : Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose

SANSKRIT : Utthita hasta padangusthasana


  • Stand firmly on one leg, bringing the sole of the other foot to the foam of the Flexistretcher and hold onto a strap in each hand 


  • While lifting up in the abdominals and standing leg, extend the lifted leg in front of you up to hip height


  • If hamstrings are tight, keep a bend in the lifted leg and focus on keeping a lengthened spine
  • For a deeper stretch, gently lift the top leg closer towards the torso, but make sure to keep the spine lengthened and hips square.