Beginners Yoga for Children: Sitting Pose – Heron

Practice with your child. Just like the standing postures, the sitting postures usually become more appealing when practiced as a game. For example, while in upward plank you can let a ball roll down the child’s back.


This pose stretches the back of the child’s leg muscles. It also stimulates the abdominal organs and the heart.

1. Sit with your legs extended in front of you.

2. Fold your right leg under your right hip.

3. Using both hands, grab your left foot.

4. Progressively raise your left leg, keeping it extended at all times.

5. Try touching your leg with your forehead (if possible). Hold the pose a few seconds. breathing normally.

6. Switch sides.

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