Chair Spinal Twist – Ardha Matsyendrasana
arDHa-matsya-eendra-asana

Ardha = Half
Matsya = Fish
Eendra = King
Asana = Posture

How to do

– Inhale lifting up through the crown of your head lengthening your spine
– Exhale twisting to one side at a time
– Shoulders back and down

Benefits

– Increases flexibility of the spine
– Increases circulation to internal organs
– Aids in digestion
– Tones the sides of the body
– Helps relieve stiffness and tension in the back

Contraindications

– Chronic or recent injury to back

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