HALF LORD OF THE FISHES POSE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Start in bound angle pose and cross your left leg over the right, placing the sole of your left foot on the outside of your right thigh.
2. Rest your left hand on the floor, twist your upper body to the left and pull your left knee toward the chest with the help of your right arm.
3. Stay in half lord of the fishes pose for 30 seconds and then repeat on the opposite side.
Keep your chin parallel to the floor, elongate the spine and relax the shoulders. Breathe deeply, twist your body as you exhale and lengthen the spine as you inhale.
ARDHA MATSYENDRASANA BENEFITS
The half lord of the fishes pose eases tension in the lower back, opens the chest and stretches the shoulders, hips, back, and neck. This pose energizes the spine, reduces bloating and enhances digestion.
Shoulder, back or hip injury.