Standing Side Bend
- Great side opener.
- Helps tone core.
- Strengthens back.
Foundation & General Alignment:
- Start standing in Tadasana with arms above head and fingers interlaced.
- Gently bend to one side, make sure not to force body over.
- Keep feet firmly planted on the ground, legs are engaged.
- Belly is toned and pelvis is in a natural position.
- Head is looking forward, in natural position.
- Shoulders aren't popping forward.
- Both feet aren’t evenly planted on the ground.
- “Collapsing” into the side you’re bending on.
- Shoulders are popping forward instead of remaining back.
- Using one hand instead of both.
- Leaning against a wall for support.
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