Sun Salutation

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Move Targets:  Total body


Step-By-Step:

Step 1: Stand with your feet hip-width apart and your hands in prayer position.

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Step 2: Slowly, while keeping your hands in prayer position, bend backward at the lower back.

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Step 3: Bring your arms out to the sides while you bend forward. Wrap your arms around your legs and bring your nose as close to your knees as you can get.

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Step 4: From step three, place your hands on the ground shoulder width apart. Kick your left leg backward, keeping your right knee bent in-between your arms at a 90 degree angle.

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Step 5: Kick your right leg back to match your left leg, coming into a plank position.

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Step 6: Preform a standard push-up. Do not return to the plank position, but hold so your elbows are at your side forming a 90 degree angle.

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Step 7: From step six, push your arms up and your head back.

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Step 8: Slowly lift you hips and lower your head, forming a v with your body.

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Step 9: From step eight, kick you left leg forward so that it is between you arms forming a 90-degree angle. Repeat step nine with your right leg.

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Step 10: Repeat step three.

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Step 11: Repeat step two.

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Step 12:  Return to the starting position.

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