Join Dina as she strengthens her balance, flexibility and spelling while practicing the Dancer's Pose.
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Hi, I'm Dina Prios welcome to get exercise. First of all I would like to sincerely apologize to all the potatoes for misspelling their name and leaving out the letter E. POTATOES! P O T A T O E S potatoes, as I mean mentioned before on the show any flexibility that I have now is result of practicing yoga for about seven and a half years. Can you believe that? Seven and half years to get were I am now. But certainly wasn’t born flexible and therefore was not a graceful dancer and ballet classes as a kid but its nonetheless fun to dream and this standing balance that dancers pose. Let start with the left leg, you’re going to shift your weight over to the left leg. Left in terms of pointing directly out in front of you, bends the right knee, grab the right ankle from the inside. If your shoulder really doesn’t like that then you can go ahead and grab it from the outside. From the outside that’s your shoulders becomes more flexible, I encourage you to try it from the inside. Your hips stay pointing squared directly out in front of you take the left arm up. Before we go anywhere were going to press this right foot back as far as we can, really test the flexibility in the right hip flexors, then when you reach your limit that’s about it for me. Inhale here and start to open up into your back bender, chest opens up your leaf for ward and press that right foot back. Keep the action of the right foot pressing back as you lean forward that creates the balance. Now focus on the spot in front of you. On the other side, I'm going to show what you can do with a strap! If you do not happen to be one of those flexible dancers type that grabs the foot over the head, I have not to be one of those, are you surprise. You’re going to take a little loop with your strap and just make sure that loop is not going to go anywhere. Loop over the left foot where balance and I like were toes pointing forward and that left knee taking the strap. Over your head make sure the loop staying on that foot okay. From here same action as before reach back with that left foot and then just take hands lower on the strap. When you feel you reach your limit there, then open the chest up and lean over and you can continue to loft the hands closer to that foot. Now that you’re all bounce and perky I've got an awesome upper, body strengthens for you next week. Thanks for watching, I'm Dina Prios and you have just been exercise.