- Child’s Pose: Kneel on the floor with your toes touching and knees about hip-width apart then sit on your heels. Lay on your thighs with your torso, bring your forehead to the mat, and then extend your arms out as far as you can. This will stretch your back, quadriceps, and hips.
- Downward Facing Dog: Start with all fours on the floor, then by pressing through your hands lift your knees off of the floor to straighten your legs. Walk your hands a little bit forward to help stretch out the pose and then relax your head between your arms. This stretches your spine, hamstrings, glutes, and calves. Its strengthens your triceps and deltoids.
- Tree Pose: Transfer your weight to your right leg then lift and bend your left knee, and place your left foot on the inside of your right thigh. Bring your hands together in front of your heart in a prayer pose. Hold this pose for 1 minute and then do the same for the other side. This stretches your hips, and thighs. It strengthens your spine, abdominals, and legs.
There are so many different poses along with different types of yoga that can be tried and eventually mastered. One of the best things about yoga is that it can be done literally anywhere. It can be done outside, on a trip, in your own home, or at a park. Yoga for Health. (n.d.). Retrieved April 11, 2015, from https://nccih.nih.gov/health/yoga/introduction.htm
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