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Monkey Movement

Benefits

Stretches arms, strengthens legs, improves balance.

Step 1

Begin in Mountain Pose.

Step 2

Jump your legs out wide and bend your knees.

Step 3

As you straighten your legs, swing your arms to one side.

Step 4

Bend your knees and swing your arms down, then straighten your legs as you swing your arms through to the other side.

Step 5

Repeat this movement several times, swinging your arms back and forth in a smooth motion.

Step 6

Lower your arms, and step your feet back together.

Tip

To encourage breathing and full body movement, make monkey sounds while swinging arms from side to side!

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