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Yoga Poses on the Ball

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Updated June 30, 2009

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Side Angle on the Ball
Yoga Poses on the Ball
The Side Angle pose is great for stretching the side body as well as the inner thigh. What makes this move difficult is that you need the flexibility to keep the chest open and the back rotated while keeping everything in alignment. The ball offers support for this move, helping you get more out of it.
  1. Begin in Warrior II on the Ball, with the right knee bent, the left leg straight and arms out to the sides.
  2. Rotate the torso and reach the right arm down to the floor as you sweep the left arm up to the ceiling.
  3. Think of opening up the chest and pushing the hips forward just a bit on the ball.
  4. Hold for 3 to 5 breaths and switch sides.
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