Lie down in such a way that
How do you do that?
You prop your shoulders and back of the head up until your achieve the above.
In terms of alignment:
The amount of bolstering you will need under your shoulders and head will vary. You may need very little or you may need a lot.
The more you work on relaxing your ribcage and your pelvis and releasing tension in your shoulders and neck, legs and hips the closer you will get to the floor!
At the age of 6, I wanted to be a teacher; age 12, a writer. Age 18, I wanted to "help people". My love of words and language led me to working as a translator for most of my life, probably one of the most sedentary jobs I could go for!