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Mountain Pose: Tadasana

  Stand tall, evenly on both feet. Lift your crown to the sky (NOT your chin). Feel strong like a mountain. Reach your arms overhead to come into Extended Mountain Pose (or Volcano). Where is your mountain? Is it snowy or is it forest? Are there cliffs? What...

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Marichyasana

Keep your body in one long line, not falling to one side or the other. If you can't bind your hands behind your back, hold onto a strap or towel. This pose is calming and can improve introspection

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The Yoga Garden

The Yoga Garden

The end of winter is finally upon us. So as the snow begins melting and the green buds start peeking out from the hibernating trees, it's time to start planning and planting a yoga garden for your children. For Kids Yoga, a gardening theme is a perfect way to welcome...

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Arrow: Arkana Dhanurasana

Increases hip flexibility while strengthening abdomen and lower spine. Hold raised foot with both hands to make it easier. Extend your leg back to “shoot” your arrow. What are you aiming at?

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Wheel: Urdhva Dhanurasana

Stimulates thyroid while increasing energy in mind and body. If uncomfortable at all, substitute belly up Table. For added challenge, lift a leg.

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Reverse Warrior: Viparita Virabhadrasana

Strengthens legs while developing concentration and balance. Keep upper arm lifting strongly to protect lower back while opening heart up. Pass a ball overhead from Reverse Warrior to Reverse Warrior.

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Warrior 3: Virabhadrasana 3

• Improves cardiac function and concentration. • Work to keep arms and lifted leg at the same height, forming a straight line. • Gently drop lifted leg down to land in Warrior I.

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