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 thorax. It opens the hips; strengthens the legs, thighs, and knees; stretches the chest, shoulders, neck, stomach. and groin. Additionally, the pose strengthens the shoulder, arm, and back muscles of the child and improves endurance and strength, particularly in the legs and ankles.
- Standing, bring your right leg forward and bend it. Your left leg is extended.
- Your front foot is perpendicular to your back foot, which remains flat.
- Twist your torso without moving your head, still looking forward.
- Extend your left arm forward and your right arm backward. Stay in that position for a few seconds while breathing slowly. Come back to your initial position.
- Switch sides. Repeat three times, alternating sides.
Help your child if the experience difficulty