Great work for your thighs. To keep your knees safe, make sure they don't come much forward of your ankles.
This one is home base, but not always easy in the beginning. Rather than keeping your arms and legs locked straight, put a bend in your elbows and knees, and move a little. Lean gently side to side, forward and back. Your heels don't need to reach the ground, just stay easy and breathe deep.
Great for opening your hips, toning your butt, and working with balance.
Good for working your thighs and playing with balance. If balance is tough, check your feet. If they're lined up front to back like they're on a tightrope, widen your stance to bring your feet in line with your hips rather than with each other. It's also fine to have a slight bend in your back knee.
Great hip opener, for both hips. To get into more of your body, try rolling a little forward and back, as well as side to side.
Great hip opener, and a nice release for your back and ribs.
Good easygoing way to release tension in your hamstrings. If things are pretty tight, just bend your knee and find a position where you can relax.
Good way to get into tension in both hips. It's fine for both knees to remain bent here, and don't try to force this one. Just relax, breathe easy, and let your body do its thing.
Good for releasing tension in your hamstrings and hips. Bend both knees enough that your fingertips can support some of your weight on the ground. With both knees bent, try gently rolling around in your hips.
Great for playing with balance, as well as toning your butt and backs of your thighs.
Good for balance and thigh strength.
Great for balance and releasing tension in your ribs and along your spine.
Great for balance and opening up your rib muscles.
Strengthen your thighs, open your hips.
Great to open up your belly, ribs and shoulders.
Good opener for the hamstrings, chest and shoulders. Try softening both knees a bit, especially when you're moving in and out of your triangle.
Good opening for hamstrings, chest and shoulders, and great for getting into the corners of your belly and lower back.
Good opener for your ribs and hips, as well as a good thigh-strengthener. Try bending your back knee slightly, and rolling around your hips a bit to get more into the coners of your belly, chest, back and shoulders.
Strengthen your thighs, open your hips.
Good for opening your hips, while releasing tension in your back and neck.
Great for playing with balance, building leg strength, and opening your hips. Keep your hand on the ground for extra stability, or play with your hand off the ground to test your balance.
Great for playing with balance, while opening up your hips and shoulders. Try lifiting your elbows and taking extra-deep breaths to get into your upper back. To make balance easier, just rest your toes on the ground.
Nice easy release for your neck and whole back. Try bending your knees just a little and swaying gently side to side. For a bigger release in your lower back, bend your knees enough to rest your torso on your thighs.
Good release for your neck, back and shoulders.
Great way to release tension in your wrists and forearms. Bend your knees enough to get your whole palm under each foot, so your toes can massage your wrists.
Great for getting into the corners of your belly and lower back, while playing with balance and building leg strength.
Great release for your whole back, neck, and shoulders.
Good for releasing tension in your hamstrings and lower back, and for opening up your chest and shoulders.
Good starting point. Try softening your elbows and knees, and rolling your hips gently side to side.
Nice opener for your chest and ribs.
Nice opener for the sides of your ribs and belly. Try softening your knees, and rolling your chest toward the ceiling, and toward the ground, for an extra opener in your chest and upper back.
Taking very deep breaths, press your hands firmly into your chest to help lift and open your chest, and lengthen your upper spine.
Great for working on balance. Let your move gently around if it wants, and try closing your eyes for extra fun.
Good balance work, and nice opener for your hips and hamstrings. It's fine to keep your standing knee slightly bent, and bend your other knee as much as feels good.
Good balance work, and nice opener for your hips, inner thighs, and hamstrings. Your legs can be straight, or try letting each knee bend as much as feels good to bend.
Nice for balance, and good hip opener.
Nice opener for your hips and hamstrings, and good for building leg strength. Try softening your knees so you can move gently around in your split.
Good hip opener. When coming into and out of deep knee bends, avoid unwanted strain on your knees by putting your hands or fingertips on the ground, and using your arm strength to help you lift and lower.
Good hip opener, and nice release in your lower back and belly.