o Stand with feet close together with toes pointing forward.
o Breathe in and lift the arms up over the head with the palms facing inwards.
o Stretch up through the fingertips, on the next out breath bend the knees down slowly.
o Lean the back forward slightly pulling the arms back to open the chest. Keep the knees bent to a comfortable limit, holding the posture for about 20 seconds.
o To come out breathe in and lowly straighten the knees up, turn the palms downward and on the next out breath lower the arms down.
Marcia has been practising yoga for over 20 years and has specialised in the Hatha and Ashtanga schools of yoga, although has also enjoyed learning other branches such as Iyengar. As well as yoga she practices meditation, and plays a wide range of sports, including badminton, cricket, cycling, and walking.