Crescent Lunge

Ashta chandrasana

Begin in downward facing dog. Exhale and step the left foot between the hands. Align the ankle under the knee. Lift the back heel from the floor. Inhale and lift the arms and torso, reaching the hands toward the sky. Bring the torso vertical, then open the chest by gently arching back. Breathe while holding the pose. Exhale and step back to downward facing dog. Change sides.