How To Do Extended Child’s Pose

Extended Child’s Pose stretches the lat muscles of the back, the front of the thighs, front of both feet, backside, and front of the legs. This version of the Child’s Pose is more active than the resting variation, where both arms are at your sides with palms facing up.

The Extended Child’s Pose can be used as an active stretch between poses.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

How To Do A Lunge Hip Opener

The Yoga Lunge Hip Opener, stretches the inner hips, back, calf, and sole of back foot. Bring right leg forward and align knee directly over ankle. Curl toes under on back foot. Hold stretch 20-30 seconds. Repeat on left side.

Modification: 1) Drop back knee to mat with knee under hip. 2) Rest both hands or arms on a Yoga block.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider