Below are five yoga poses that will help keep people of all ages relaxed and happy.
While we are all stuck inside with limited activities to do, here are a few simple yoga poses that you can do with your friends and family. During these uncertain times, it is difficult to occupy our minds with any thoughts that are not negative. Treating your body well by doing the following poses is a great way to keep your mind off all the unanswered questions. Yoga is great for entertaining your children after their zoom school is over and they need to get their energy out, keeping peace of mind at the beginning of a busy day and great for stretching after a long day of staring at a computer. Yoga is fun for everyone and can help build up and strengthen the body.
Lift away all your worries and stress with this classic movie. Raise your hands above your head like you are moving through molasses for the full effect.
Bend your front knee and extend your back leg while placing your hands at heart center. Center your weight to feel the best stretch. Lengthen and stretch out your calves and thighs with this power pose.
Stretch the back of your legs from heel to hamstring with this fun pose. Bonus points if your dog joins you.
Laying face down, push down on the tops of your feet. Extend your arms so that your torso is arched and your head is back. Stretch your abdominals out with this pose.
Tree pose is the perfect place to practice your balance. Place your hands in prayer at heart center for some small moments of inner peace.
All these poses can be done inside, outside— anywhere, really. Below is a video of a flow involving the poses listed above.