Supine Twist (Lower Back Stretch)
How to: Supine Twist (Lower Back Stretch)
- Start by lying flat on your back on a yoga mat. Bend your knees and position your feet firmly on the mat, ensuring that your hips and knees are together. Imprint your spine into the mat and bring your legs into tabletop position, ensuring that your knees are stacked over your hips, your toes are pointed, and your shins are parallel to (in line with) the floor. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Slowly lower your knees to the left, elevating your right hip off the mat.
- Exhale. Use your abdominals to press your right hip into the floor and return to the starting position.
- Inhale. Slowly lower your knees to the right, elevating your left hip off the mat.
- Exhale. Use your abdominals to press your left hip into the floor and return to the starting position. Continue alternating between left and right for the specified number of repetitions.
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