Stretching Stork – exercise #53

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Stretching Stork (exercise #53) SiRA Fly Yoga or Aerial Yoga.

Stretching Stork Fly Yoga exercise is part of the hammock exercises in Fly Yoga program.

Highlights:
  • Stand behind the hammock
  • Grab the sides of the hammock with both hands at shoulder height
  • Lift the right leg, bend the knee, and place the right shin in the hammock
  • Lean the body forward and stretch the left thigh
  • Hold for 3-5 breaths
  • Engage the core to shift back and return to standing
  • Release the right foot to the ground
  • Repeat on the other side
Benefits:
  • Requires body awareness and balance
  • Introduces movement on the hammock
  • Requires core stabilization
  • Stretches the thighs and hamstrings