While inhaling, slowly raise the right arm side ways up. At the horizontal level turn the palm upwards. Continue to raise the arm with deep inhalation vertically until the biceps touches the right ear, palm facing the left side. Stretch the right arm upwards. While exhaling bend the trunk slowly to the left. The left palm slides down along the left thigh as far as possible.
Note: Bend laterally. Do not bend either forwards or backwards.
Benefits: Reduces fat in the waist region; Stimulates sides of the body; Gives lateral bending to the spine; Improves functions of liver.