1.Straddle Stretch –
|Lengthens your neck.|
|Strengthens your back.|
|Increases lung capacity.|
|Increases flexibility in the thigh and leg.
2.Downward facing dog –
|Strengthens your vertebrae, aligns your spine and improves your posture.|
|Increased blood flow and stimulates circulation as your heart is placed directly above your head in this pose.|
|Strengthens your shoulders and arms.|
|Stretches the hamstrings, calves and ankles.
3.Vrikasana or the Tree Pose –
|Improves your balance.
|Improves neuromuscular co-ordination.
|Improves alertness and endurance.
|Strengthens legs and hips.|
4.The Camel Pose –
|Stimulates the endocrine glands.|
|Strengthens and stretches the thighs, arms, back, and shoulders
|Improves flexibility especially in the spine.
5.Butterfly Stretch –
|Has a soothing and relaxing effect on your body physically and mentally.
|Strengthens your spine, the muscles of your back, and knees.
In Conclusion –
These gymnastic stretches are easy to do and don’t take a lot of time. Practice them every day with your kids for a healthy lifestyle.