1 - Exhale and place hands flat on floor behind hips. With fingers pointing toward toes.
2 - Inhale and drop head back. Push hips up towards sky. Keep both legs straight with feet touching and soles of feet on floor. Both arms straight and fully engaged.
3 - Note: If it is too intense to practice this with straight legs, then before lifting the hips you may bend knees and bring feet half way in toward buttocks.
4 - Place feet hip-width apart and then lift.
5 - Note: A third option is to leave hips on floor and lift only chest while dropping head back. Remain here for 5 Deep Breaths
6 - Exhale as you lower hips to release pose.