Brief alignment: Recline facing up with knees bend. Parallel thighs so knees track over ankles. Reach left arm to right ankle and right arm over the head. Roll to the left opening the shoulder and tipping gently while preserving the backbend.
Benefits: opens the back, tones the quads, massages the neck and shoulders (shoulder blade & rotator cuff)
Contraindications: Lower back, shoulder and neck injury