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How to Perform the Posture

The Bridge is from a classic pose in Yoga. As you perform the Bridge Posture, pay attention to the connection of the body from the wrist to the ankles. The Bridge both opens the chest and stretches the hamstrings.

Start on your hands and knees with the hands beneath the shoulders and the knees beneath the hips.

Preparation posture for the Bridge.

Curl your toes under and then push up through your hands until your feet are flat on the floor. Hold the position for one to three minutes.

The Bridge posture.

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