Dancer pose is the standing forward bend, its mostly used by ballerina’s and those who practice yoga but this pose has a lot of benefits to the body which are:
It increases lung capacity
It tones the spine
It increases flexibility
It strengthens the leg muscles
It strengthen the ankles of the feet
It opens the chest and shoulders
Here’s how to do the pose;
Begin by standing straight on your two legs, then lift your left leg backwards and grab your feet with your left hand.
Inhale and extend your right arm up
Exhale and take your left leg back
Bend at your hips, brings your body to be parallel to the floor thereby extending your left leg to the sky.
Hold for few minutes.
Release, repeat on the other side
This pose is also great for energizes the mind, reduces stress and relieves anxiety. This pose shouldn’t be done if you have;
High blood pressure