Utthita Trikonasana
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Utthita Trikonasana (utthita=extended, tri=three, kona=angle)

• INHALE jump to the right, right foot parallel to the edge of the mat, left heel turned inward.

• EXHALE extend your arms parallel to the floor and reach out over the foot to bend the upper body right. Keep spine straight. Pull up on the right foot and turn your head to look up the left thumb opening your chest toward the ceiling. Right hip moves under, left hip rotated open.

• HOLD for 5-8 breaths.

• INHALE come up slowly.

• EXHALE to the other side turning your right foot in and the left foot parallel to the edge of the mat.

• INHALE come up keeping arms out to the sides.

• EXHALE extend your arms parallel to the floor and reach out over the foot to bend left. Keep spine straight. Pull up on the left foot and turn your head to look up the right thumb opening your chest toward the ceiling. Left hip moves under, right hip rotated open.

• HOLD for 5-8 breaths.

• INHALE come up slowly.

⚫️ Modification : right hand to ankle or shin or up as high as needed to prevent strained back. If your neck is strained look to toes and then again back up to the thumb.

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