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Learn all the basic yoga poses -- downward facing dog, lotus, plank, and so on -- so you can get toned and find a little inner calmness, too.
You Will Need
- Comfortable clothing suitable for stretching and moving
- A calm place where you won't be distracted or disturbed
- A yoga mat or folded blanket
Get on hands & knees
Begin on your hands and knees on the mat, with your wrists directly under your shoulders.
Tuck your toes under and extend your legs straight out behind you, keeping your arms perpendicular to the mat.
Look straight down at the floor, keeping your neck aligned with your straight spine.
Pull in abs
Pull your abdominal muscles in so your hips don't sag, but don't allow them to rise up, either.
Exhale, and bend your elbows, lowering your torso until it is parallel to the floor. Keep your elbows next to your sides.
Hold the pose for at least 10 seconds.
Release the pose by lowering yourself all the way down to the mat. Now that's going out on a limb.