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How to do Lizard Pose – 30 Day Yoga Challenge – Day 13

Utthan Pristhasana, or the Lizard Pose, is great if you run or do pretty much any leg exercise. Sarah Malcolm teaches you exactly how.

Welcome to day 13 of Healthista’s 30 Day Yoga Challenge, with leading London yoga teacher, Sarah Malcolm (@sarahmalcs), where you learn in detail a different pose or aspect of yoga every day. If you’re just joining us, click here to go to day one and see below for links to the other days in the series.

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Lizard Pose, or Utthan Pristhasana, is a stretch that strengthens the groin and inner hamstrings while opening space in the hips.

According to Sarah, Lizard pose is ‘Great for the hips and great for the breath’.

Check back in tomorrow for the next move in our yoga challenge video series.

Our 30 day yoga challenge

Each day you will be learning a new aspect to the practice, so in a month you will have learned the basic yoga poses in depth and participate in classes or do a proper sequence yourself.

Shockingly to most people, yoga is a meditation that anyone can do. You don’t need a specific body type to master the practice, you just need the right skills – and you don’t need to be bendy!  Our 30 day challenge will give you the skills to become a true yogi.

Follow Sarah on Instagram @sarahmalcs

In our video series, Sarah is dressed by lululemon

30 Day Yoga Challenge:

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 11

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 10

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 9

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 8

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 7

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 6

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 5

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 4

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 3

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 2

30 Day Yoga Challenge with Sarah Malcolm – Day 1

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