Because standing postures require no equipment and very little space, they can be practiced anytime, anywhere. They can be suggested to your child during a lengthy wait, possibly inviting other children and making it a group game.
This pose improves the child’s concentration and balance. It also reinforces the glutes. thighs. and abdominal muscles.
- Standing feet together, breathe while bringing both arms over your head.
- Exhale, while bending forward and raising one leg backwards so your arms, torso, and raised leg are aligned with the floor, if at all possible. Fix your gaze on one point on the floor or straight in front of you to keep your balance. Try to hold the pose a few seconds while breathing normally.
- Inhale and come back to the original position, arms above your head.
- Exhale while bringing your arms along your body.
- Switch sides. Repeat two to three times on each side.