What It Does
This easy stretch reverses the plank position, opening and lifting the solar plexus; it's great to do after Dolphin Float.
How to Do It
Sit in an easy, cross-legged pose with hands on the ground behind you, fingers touching the floor and pointing inward toward your body. As you inhale, raise your hips straight up off the ground, using your arms for support. Lift from the core rather than push with your arms. Do not drop your head but keep it aligned with your neck and back. Hold at the top for two seconds, and then exhale and gently lower your body back to the floor. Repeat five to 10 times.