Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana (Compass Pose)

Pure Hot Yoga Pose Benefits:

Intense hamstring stretch and shoulder opener.

Pure Hot Yoga Step by Step:

1) Come to sit in a comfortable, cross-legged position.
2) Bend the right knee, hugging it in to your chest.
3) You may leave the left leg bent or stretch it out on the floor.
4) Lift the right leg with your left hand as you thread the right hand underneath the right knee bringing the right fingertips to the floor.
5) Lift the right knee as high up on to the right shoulder as possible. The higher you can go, the easier it will be.
6) Bring the left hand to the outside edge of the right foot.
7) Begin to straighten the right leg as you simultaneously bring the left arm back behind your head.
8) Gaze towards your left arm.
9) Repeat on the other side.