Triangle Pose Variation-Extended Trisngle Pose Variation-Utthita Trikonasana 2

Benefits: Strengthens core and shoulders and stimulates abdominal organs. Stretches the thighs, knees and ankles. Stretches the hips, groins, calves, shoulders, chest and spine. 

Standing with feet 3 1/2 to 4 feet apart, turn the right foot out 90 degrees.  Right heel in line pointed directly toward the left inner arch. legs toned and straight without hyperextending.  Right knee pointed towards toes.  Grab the jevin and bring it overhead pressing both palms into its edges. Use a wider jevin if the arms don't straighten.  Tailbone lengthens and naval hugs inward to root legs.  Pulling the right hip crease back to hug the right hip under the left as much as possible. Try to keep both sides of the waist lengthened and bow over the right leg. Challenging core work! Back up if you lose this rooting and alignment. Press into the edges of the jevin and try to spiral the rib cage slightly upward. 

The jevin can also be used just as a tall block would to support your alignment in regular triangle pose.