M showed this exercise to a yogini in a Mysore class lately.
My jumping backwards especially needs some attention, too. I watched carefully.
It is said that inner strength, bandhas are needed. For sure. So I try to remember them in each asana.
So far I manage it to bring the crossed legs through my arms, without touching the floor (not always, but sometimes I can do this). But how to bring the legs back to a stretched position. I was told that one has to bring the head close to the floor. This means to bend the arms and this is my difficulty.
This exercise helps. It's amazing. I try everything. Each new exercise refines the body feeling. It helps me to get to know my muscles separately.
Try it, I'm curious how you find it?????
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