How to: Scorpion
Primary Muscles Used:Chest, Shoulders
- Start by lying flat on your stomach on a yoga mat, bend your right elbow and place your right hand on the mat by your right shoulder. Extend your left arm to lay your arm on the floor, in line with your left shoulder.
- Bend your right knee and elevate your right hip to raise your leg off the mat, at the same time rotate your lower and thoracic spine to touch your right toe on the left side of your body. Hold this position for half of the specified amount of time, breathing deeply throughout. Repeat this stretch on the other side.
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