YOGA: Basic Extended Side Angle Pose
Published: September 10, 2013.
The most typical stretch when we wake in the early morning is to increase both arms up and outward, take a deep breath, and yawn. Both people and animals do it with full desert. What you are doing instinctually is extending the sides of your body to influence a deep and enjoyable breath. It feels as though every cell of your body joins together, breathes, and points out, "YES! I am awake!".