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Yoga Pose of the Month: Triangle 

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Benefits:

  • Strengthens core muscles
  • Stretches side body, legs, shoulders and chest
  • Twisting slightly may improve digestion

Steps:

  1. Begin in star pose
  2. Point right toes to the right and bring left toes in slightly
  3. Reach out over right leg with right arm as you inhale
  4. Rest right hand on leg or block above or below knee as you exhale
  5. Raise left arm over head
  6. Gaze up at hand, down at the floor or out to the side
  7. Inhale to come up, and repeat on the opposite side

Have fun!

  • Imagine it's summertime and you are going camping. Your triangle becomes your tent!
  • Sing the "I'm a Little Teapot" song while doing this pose
Pose description courtesy of Susan Cline Lucey, owner of Evolution Prenatal & Family Yoga Center in Burlington and Essex. For more information about kids and family yoga classes, visit evolutionprenatalandfamily.com.

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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