Crescent Moon Pose is an excellent full-body stretch! It’s easy to use in a classroom, while students stand behind their chairs. It’s also a favorite with any space-themed activity. 

For classroom use, find Crescent Moon Pose in Classroom Movement. Our most popular book that focuses on the moon is Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

Step 1
Begin in Mountain Pose.

Step 2
Raise your hands over your head, pressing your palms together.

Step 3
Slowly bend your body to one side.

Step 4
Keep your hands pressed together, and return your body to standing up straight.

Step 5
Repeat by bending to your opposite side.

Step 6
Straighten your body, and lower your arms to your sides, returning to Mountain Pose.


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