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Sit on the floor with your hands in prayer position in front of your chest. Cross your left leg over your right and plant your left foot on the floor. Sit tall, keeping your spine straight.
Push through the heel of your left foot to stand, coming through a half-kneeling position.
Now, begin to stand up and slowly lift your right leg behind you, keeping your foot pointed.
Reach your right leg as high as you can, remaining balanced on your left leg (you can bend your left knee if needed). Reach your arms behind you with your palms facing up. Pause here and then slowly reverse the movement to come back to a seated position. Do 10 reps, then switch sides.