Three-legged Dog Pose: Invigorate the body!
We’re a little more than half way through Winter! Can you feel it? Spring is in the air.
This next pose is a wonderful FULL BODY stretch which includes slight back bending and hip opening (optional). A wonderful pose to invigorate the body after a long winter’s nap!
Pose: Three-legged Dog Pose
Tips: Keep hands and feet equidistant from the handle before lifting one leg to the sky.
Basic: With leg lifted off of the board, keep hips relatively level and point your foot.
Advanced: Bend your knee, open up your hip and point your toe toward the opposite side of the board, trying to touch your head.
Uber advanced: Lift the opposite hand off of the board a little (WHAT?!).
EXTRA BONUS POINTS: On a hot day, try to get that toe to the water until you lose balance and make a splash! INSTANT cool down.
Benefits: Strengthens arms, core muscles and legs, stretches side waist, hamstrings, calves and inner and outer hip and improves balance.
Ready to take your YOGA to the water? Spring class schedule is UP! Join us!