Sit on the ground with the legs outstretched.
Bend the left leg and position it behind the left shoulder without straining the muscles.
This asana should not be attempted unless the body is very flexible.
Push with the hands and rise up onto the right leg.
Extend the right leg to the side and position both hands on the left side.
Raise the right hand.
Breathe normally throughout the pose.
The weight should be supported by the right leg and the left hand.
Hold the position for as long as possible and slowly come back to the starting position.
It is an advanced asana which requires developed strength and balance.