(from lunge pose)
Lower back knee, top of back foot to floor; point back foot—squeeze heel in.
Lift torso, arms upright. Straighten arms.
Separate hands shoulder-width apart. Close fingers (more difficult: keeping arms straight, place palms together, cross thumbs).
Lift chin slightly, look straight ahead or look down.
Squeeze front foot, back knee toward each other.
Tighten glutes, press tailbone down, tone abdomen.
Lift chest, stretch spine.
Extend arms up, back.
Repeat on the second side.