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Revolved Half Moon

SKILL LEVEL
  • Advanced
CATEGORY
BENEFITS
  • Strengthens the feet, ankles, glutes and hips.
  • Stretches the calves, hamstrings, TFL, adductors, glutes, abs, obliques and chest.
  • Improves spinal mobility.
  • Enhances balance, coordination and body control.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Set-Up

    Come into Modified Warrior 3.

  • Action

    With your fingertips resting on the mat, level your hips and press back through your left heel. Sweep your right hand up to the sky, lengthen your spine and twist your body to the right.

  • Refinements

    Press firmly into your standing leg. Lift up from the arch of your foot to your groin and check that your left toes point straight down.

  • Props

    block can be really useful in this pose for your bottom hand to help with your alignment.

  • Duration

    Hold the pose for 3-5 breaths.

  • To Release

    Bring your right hand down to the mat and step back to Downward Dog for the other side.

CONTRAINDICATION
  • Avoid Revolved Half Moon if you have any injuries as it is an advanced pose that requires considerable strength and flexibility.
MASTER REVOLVED HALF MOON

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