Strike A Pose, The Child’s Pose!

Recognizing National Yoga Month


Benefits of Yoga

  • Mental and Physical Relaxation
  • Stress and Anxiety Reduction
  • Flexibility Enhancement
  • Tension Reduction
  • Pain Alleviation
  • Endorphin Release

This week’s stress relieving pose will be the Child’s Pose. I love this one!

Child’s pose helps create an inward focus and restore energy. It also supports mental and physical relaxation.

Emily Cronkleton

Child’s Pose

  1. Gently get down on the floor in a tabletop pose (prone on hands and knees)
  2. Bring knees together or just slightly apart
  3. Shift your bottom backward and sit on your heels
  4. Extend your arms out in front of you and rest your head on the floor (you can also modify and rest your arms along the outside of your legs if more comfortable)
  5. Let your torso relax and sink into your thighs
  6. Let your body relax and and breathe in slowly through your nose and slowly exhale out through your mouth
  7. Hold Child’s Pose for 5 minutes

Please refer to the article below


Cronkleton, E. (2021, May 4). Here’s How to Use Yoga for Stress Reduction. Healthline.

As with any exercise program it is recommended that you consult with your doctor first.

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As a mother of 2 young children, Sarah has embraced her passion for playful writing and has become a published Children's Book Author. She believes that the best medium for learning is through play and shares activities that other parents, caregivers and educators can use with their children as well. Sarah also extends her gift of creativity and design to business owners and other aspiring authors with her Marketing & Design services.

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