What is does: Works hips, back and abs
In cross-legged sitting position, rest back of hands on knees, palms facing up [shown]. Sit tall and relax shoulders. Take deep breaths. Hold for two minutes.
2. Reclining Butterfly
What it does: Works hips and inner thighs
Lie face up and bring knees to chest. Keeping pelvis neutral, use hands to push thighs outwards until you feel a stretch in inner thighs. Rest arms alongside body, palms facing up [shown]. Hold for two minutes.
3. Supine Twist
What it does: Works neck, back and legs.
Lie face up and bring knees to chest. Use right hand to push both knees towards right side of mat, without lifting shoulders. Extend left hand and gaze to the left [shown]. Hold for a minute; switch sides.
Lie face up, legs apart. Rest arms alongside body, palms facing up. Close eyes, relax muscles and let whole body sink into mat [shown]. Breathe normally. Stay for five minutes (if you aren’t asleep by now!).