How-to: Sit with your knees close to your chest, and extend one leg straight out. Let the other knee fall to the side, and connect the bottom of your foot with the thigh of your straight leg. Keep hips square to the front, and gently lean forward over your extended leg.
Tips: Don’t rush to lean over your extended leg. Use your breath to come forward, lead with your belly and lower ribs, and keep the front of your body long and open. For a good twist, try rolling your ribs and shoulder that are on the same side as your extended leg slightly higher than your ribs and shoulder on the opposite side.
Benefits: Opens up the backs of your legs.