Power Balance (Sep 2011)

Exercise 1: Tree Pose
Exercise 1: Tree Pose
Exercise 1: Tree Pose
Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose
Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose
Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose
Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose

Exercise 1: Tree Pose

Step 1/3

Stand with your feet together in parallel and your arms at your sides.

Exercise 1: Tree Pose

Step 2/3

Press your palms together in front of your chest as you slide your right foot up your left leg and press it into your inner thigh. Hold the balance for five breaths.

Exercise 1: Tree Pose

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Keep your legs in place as you interlace your fingers and slowly press your palms overhead until your arms are straight. Allow your gaze to follow your hands. Balance for five more breaths before returning to the starting position. Repeat the exercise on the other leg.

Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose

Step 1/4

Stand with your feet together in parallel and your arms at your sides.

Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose

Step 2/4

Turn your left palm out as you raise your right arm directly overhead, palm facing in.

Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose

Step 3/4

Bend your left knee, bringing your heel toward your buttocks, and grab your left foot from the inside with your left hand.

Exercise 2: Dancer's Pose

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Continue holding your foot as you slowly pull the left leg up and behind you. Bring your right arm forward for stability. Once your leg is as high as it will go, balance for five breaths before slowly returning to the starting position. Repeat the move with the right leg.

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