Stretches and strengthens the thighs,
calves, and ankles; builds confidence.
A | Stand with your feet about 4 feet apart.
Turn your left foot out 90 degrees and turn
your right foot in 45 degrees. Rotate your
torso so your hips and shoulders face in the
same direction as your left foot. Keeping
both feet pressed into the ground, raise your
arms over your head with your palms about
B | Slowly bend your left knee until your thigh
is parallel to the ground and your knee is
aligned over your left ankle—not extending
over your toes. If you feel unstable, shorten
the distance between your feet.
Gaze straight ahead. For more of a challenge,
press your palms together and gaze
up. Hold for 5 full breaths, then return to the
starting position. Repeat on the right side.