Standing Half Forward Bend • Ardha Uttanasana
STEP 1 - Begin in standing forward bend with your palms or fingertips pressed into the floor (or blocks on the floor) beside your feet or resting on your shins.
STEP 2 - Inhale and straighten your elbows coming half way up and bringing your torso away from your thighs. Try reaching for a little element of a backbend. Keep reaching long, opening your chest upward.
Stretches the hamstrings and calves.
Bend your knees. Place hands and fingertips on shins or release hands to the floor.