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Leg Stretches

Lie face up with your legs straight. Tighten your core muscles and pull your lower back to the floor. Lift one leg, grab hold of it, and pull it toward your face.

Holding that leg in your opposite hand, pull the leg across your body and toward the floor. Breathe and stretch. Then pass the leg to the other hand, and bring it out to the side, breathing into the stretch. Then, with both hands, pull it toward your face again, and bring your head up toward your knee. Breathe.

Slowly lower the leg and repeat with the other leg.

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Please be careful. Let your body be the boss of your yoga. A good stretch should feel good--avoid anything that causes sharp pain. When you feel comfortable in a pose, push yourself a bit until you feel challenged.
These lessons are free. Use them cautiously and at your own risk.

You can do these yoga/pilates poses in any order you want, or just click on the "Next" button (above) to get the recommended sequence.

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