Balance Flow

Balancing poses on their own can be pretty challenging, but stringing a few of them together really ups the difficulty level!

Begin standing. Shift your weight to one leg and lift the other for tree pose (take any variation here – ankle, calf, or thigh). From tree pose, keep the leg lifted and move into hand-to-toe pose. I opted to stay with the standard pose, but feel free to extend the leg to the side, or reverse the pose by grabbing the toe with the opposite arm and twisting. From hand-to-toe pose, move into dancer by extending the lifted leg back behind you and reaching forward with the opposite arm. Keep the upper body lifted! From dancer you can release directly into warrior III or return to an upright position (still keeping that leg lifted!!) before lowering into warrior III. Remember to keep your hips square here and not to let it open up towards the ceiling! Stay in each pose for 3-5 breaths and repeat on the other leg when you’re finished with the sequence.

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