Pose of the Week: Power Pose Hands Bound
CHAIR POSE HANDS BOUND or POWER POSE HANDS BOUND
(baddha hasta utkatasana)
Interlace fingers behind back with elbows slightly bent.
Pull palms apart; straighten arms (more difficult: place palms together).
Bend knees, bring forehead to knees (more doable: bring chin to knees).
Lower thighs parallel to floor. Lift arms toward or beyond vertical.
Round back evenly.
Squeeze shoulders together on back.
Squeeze knees together, separate inner ankles.
Move shoulders away from head.
Stretch hands up.