o Sit upright with the legs straight and wide apart.
o Bend the left knee and turn the leg to the side, tuck the foot inside the thigh or place it next to the thigh.
o Place the right hand on the mat next to the right hip and straighten the back. Breath in and lift the left arm up, on the next out breath reach down to the right foot, bending from the knee, without forcing the belly down, breathing normally.
o Hold the posture for about 40 seconds and repeat it on the other side.
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.