1 - Start in Tadasana, Mountain pose, with feet hip-width distance apart.
2 - Step left foot directly behind you and allow toes to turn out at a 45-degree angle.
3 - Inhale, lift torso out of hips, and take a slight backbend.
4 - Exhale and fold forward from hips, extending torso over right leg. Maintain a straight spine as you find your edge. Allow gaze to settle to floor.
5 - Inhale and lengthen spine.
6 - Exhale, draw the abdominals in, and begin to round upper spine, drawing crown toward toes.
7 - Release hands to thigh, shin, or floor. Feel free to keep a microbend at knee.
8 - Hold pose for up to 5-10 slow breaths.
9 - To exit, inhale and draw hands to hips while extending spine. Press through feet to rise and return to Tadasana.
10 - Exhale and release arms to your sides.