- Start in prone lie and straighten arms (if the arms cannot be straightened, move hands forward until the position is achievable).
- Arch your back to lift chest and head off floor.
- Keep your heels together.
- When you’re comfortable with the cobra, relax your neck and ensure you keep your shoulders down away from your ears.
- To increase the stretch even further, bend your knees and bring your toes towards the back of your head (knees slightly apart).