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 develops your child’s balance, coordination. and concentration. It works the arms, hands. shoulders. and abdominal muscles. It also provides an active back stretch.
- Start in a standing position.
- Bend forward looking down. Your arms are slightly bent, resting on an imaginary knee-high table.
- Bend one of your legs back to assume the position of the crane.
- Come back to your initial position. Switch sides and maintain the pose for a few moments.