Objective:

To improve the balancing ability and concentration

Target:

Shoulder, hips, thigh, calves

Safety Instructions and Technique:

Standing upright, shift weight onto your left leg. Bend your right leg and begin to lift it behind you. Loop the strap around your right foot, and pull the strap length towards your shoulders. Fix your gaze at any one point, in front of you. Lift both elbows upwards, catching the strap in both hands at the base of the skull, while keeping your upper arm bones towards your back. Start raising your arms up, and then pull on the strap to raise your leg further. Keep arching the back deeply, while keeping the head and chest lifted.Try to keeping your back muscles in a state of soft, deep relaxation throughout the pose. 

Breathing:

Hold the pose for 5 deep breaths and slowly come back to standing position. Relax for 5 seconds and repeat on the other side.