This posture tones the legs, hips and thighs. It also strengthens the upper body.


Step 1: Stand straight facing a wall. Place your right hand on the wall.

Step 2: Lift your right leg behind you, bend the knee and bring the heel in towards the buttock. Lift your left arm and hold.

Step 3: Gently lift your right leg up and bend your left arm as you bend forward — keep lifting.

Step 4: Balance yourself. Repeat on other side. The dancer can also be practised without the assist of the wall.

  • Do you have sore shoulders, wrists that ache, neck pain, or just general stress? Use these simple weekly yoga postures to help you create a better day. Just a few minutes throughout your workday will make a big difference! As you start each stretch remember to take nice deep breaths and be aware of your body.

  • As you go through these postures, remember safety come first. You might feel uncomfortable, which is natural, pain, however, is not OK. It is your body telling you to stop.

Latest From ...