Bring your feet wide apart. Point your left foot toward the left, and keep your right foot at an angle. Turn to the left. Bend your left leg, with your knee in alignment with your ankle. Keep your right leg straight. Bring your arms straight above your head.
Now try the pose from the other side. Point your right foot, and keep your left foot at an angle. Turn to the right. Bend your right leg and keep your left leg straight. Bring your arms straight above your head.
If you have injuries or if you're concerned about exercising, consult with your health care provider before starting a yoga program.