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Warrior One

This is the first in a three pose sequence. Warrior one beings with arms up, and upper arms against your ears. One leg should be bent infant of you with your knee directly over your ankle.The other leg should be straightened out behind you with your back foot at a forty-five degree angle.

Downward Dog

This pose is a staple in yoga practice, where the yogi begins in child's pose, and then puts their toes into the mat followed by straightening their legs to achieve the body angle.


This pose in known to stretch ones back out, but more importantly works the core. You begin by laying on your stomach with arms reached back towards your feet, followed by simultaneously lifting your chest and legs into their air. Try to balance only on your hips.

Warrior Two

To transition from warrior one, bring the arm on the side that the frontward leg is in front of you, and put your other arm stretched backward so that your arms and chest are in line. Keep your front leg the same and you may turn your back foot out some so it is comfortable.

Plank Pose

Plank pose is basically a stationary push-up. Arms are to be completely extended with wrists directly under your shoulders. Be sure to keep your core strong so you don't let your back dip down.

Chair Pose

Start in a standing position, keeping your feet together. Slowly sit back as far as you comfortably can, making sure to keep your arms and chest up.

Warrior Three

To transition from warrior two, bring your back arm forward and reach out with both arms. As you reach forward, use that momentum to bring your back leg off the ground. Straighten your front leg and bring your lifted leg inline with your arms and back. Hold your core in to balance.

Dolphin Plank Pose

Similar to the Plank Pose in that you need to keep legs and back in line with each other while being sure to keep your core engaged. The only difference is rather than being on your hands, lower to your forearms.

Boat Pose

Begin by laying on your back with your arms extended towards your feet. Slowly begin to lift your upper body and legs at the same time. Be sure to keep both straight. Once your boat is up. slowly let it "sink" by lowering your torso and legs, although to optimize results don't allow your boat to sink all the way.