Stand up straight with the feet together.
Breathing: Inhale while raising the arms.
Fold the hands in front of the chest.
Bend forward and lift the right leg behind the body.
Exhale while bending to assume the final position.
Both the torso and the extended leg should be parallel to the ground.
Slowly extend the arms forward and maintain balance for 30 seconds.
Breathe normally in the final position.
Inhale while returning to the upright position.
Come back to the starting position and repeat the pose with the other leg.
Exhale while lowering the arms.
Contraindications: People with lower back problems, heart problems or high blood pressure should not attempt this asana.