Take a leap of faith into Hanumanasana or Monkey Pose, named for a figure in Hindu mythology who did just that. And when faith doesn't get you all the way there, practice will.
Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating the basics of Extended Triangle Pose.
Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating the basics of Upavista Konasana (Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend).
The surprising key to soothing sciatica and lower back pain is a muscle you may never have heard of—the piriformis.