Balance Foundations

In this sequence, we'll learn a couple of fundamental one-legged balancing poses. Don't be discouraged if you find these poses hard to begin with.

These poses require not only good balance skills but also a certain amount of flexibility—especially in the hips, and strength in muscles that you might not usually use. Aim to perform every movement and transition with confidence and control.

LEVEL

  • Intermediate

OBJECTIVES

  • Improve balance.
  • Strengthen the hips.
  • Stretch the calves, hamstrings, groin and hip flexors.
  • Enhance focus and concentration.

KEY POSES

EQUIPMENT

TIMING

  • Morning

TIPS

  • Try to find a point that isn’t moving to focus on to help you keep your balance.