locust poseSalabhasana (Locust Pose)

Lie on your belly.

Place your arms at your side.

Lift your head, shoulders and chest off the floor.

Raise your thighs and feet off the floor.

Only your belly should be touching the floor.

Duration:
Hold the pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Lower your body to the floor. Repeat 1 – 2 more times.

Benefits:
• Strengthens and tones the muscles in the back of your body, from your back down to your ankles
• Stretches your shoulders, chest, stomach and legs
• Relieves stress and depression