Strengthen your lower body while stretching your back with High Lunges! Also called the Crescent pose, this yoga position helps open up your hips and tones your legs and thighs. It’s a great standing move that stretches your entire body from head to toe. Just follow these instructions to do this yoga pose.
How to Do a High Lunge
- Begin by standing in an upright position with your hands to your sides.
- Step your right foot forward and your left foot back. Take note: If you’re coming from a Tree Pose, step your left foot back and keep your right foot forward. While stepping your feet, you should slowly raise your arms above your head with your hands open and palms facing each other.
- Relax your shoulders. Make sure to align your knee directly above your ankle.
- With your arms above your head, hold the position and take three deep breaths. Take note: depending on your yoga routine, you can hold the position longer for 15 to 30 seconds or more.
Challenge yourself and try this yoga pose today!