Lie on your right side with your lower leg extended and your foot bent. Place your right elbow on the mat, bend it about 60 degrees, and support your head with your right palm. Grind evenly from elbow to foot.
Stack your body so that your left hip and shoulder are directly above your right hip and shoulder. Lift your right waist slightly up and off the floor to touch your slants.
With your left hand, pull your top (left) knee towards your torso. Then use your left hand to hold your thigh, calf, foot, or big toe in place. Bend your left foot and extend your leg up to the ceiling so that it is almost perpendicular to the floor.
As you lift your upper leg, press your left sit bone towards your right heel. This action activates your core muscles and stabilizes your body in the pose. Release the hold on your foot and challenge yourself to use the power of your left incline to keep your upper leg raised.
Pull your left front ribs into your body.
Extend your back waistline.
Hold for 5–10 breaths. Repeat on the other side.