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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
Lie on back
Lie in a comfortable position on your back.
Wrap arms around knee
Exhale, bending your right knee up to your chest and wrapping your arms around your shin.
Press into mat
Press your back, shoulders, and the back of your neck into the mat, keeping your spine long.
Bring forehead to knee
Exhale, and bring your forehead toward your knee.
Breathe deeply for several breaths.
Release the pose by dropping your foot to the mat.
Repeat the pose with the left leg, holding for the same number of breaths as you did with the right leg.
Release the pose by dropping your feet to the mat. What a relief.