These 10 poses are staples in the meditative practice, and are easy enough for beginners. This quick 20-minute routine will stretch you head to toe. Namaste.
From Upward Dog, press your hands firmly into the mat, then exhale as you draw in your belly and raise your hips toward the ceiling or sky and straighten your arms. Press back, bringing the soles of your feet toward the mat. Hold for three deep breaths.
Make it easier: If the stretch in the back of your legs is too intense, put a yoga block beneath each hand.