1. Stand erect, with legs apart and, while inhaling, spread both hands to the sides parallel to the ground.
2. While exhaling, bend the trunk to the front and twist to the left, looking upwards and keeping the left arm at 90° to the head.
3. Place your right arm on the left foot without bending the knees. This is the final pose. Maintain it for a few seconds.
4.Take a deep breath and, while inhaling, raise the trunk and hand and come to the normal position.
5. Repeat the same on the other side.
Benefits & Precautions:
The muscles of the shoulders get good exercise by alternate contractions. The spinal column becomes more flexible. Fat deposited on the sides of the body is reduced. The calf and thigh muscles get toned up.