Runner’s Lunge helps children strengthen their arms and legs, as they stretch their legs out behind them. You can easily active movement to this pose by having kids jump from one leg to the other!

Some of our most popular activities that use this pose are Quick as a Cricket and Busy Bugs.

Use Runner’s Lunge to strengthen legs and increase flexibility. You can place your front foot between your hands, or on the outside of your hands, – whichever is more comfortable for you!

Step 1
Begin in Downward Facing Dog.

Step 2
Step one foot forward, next to your hands. Lower your back knee, and rest the top of your foot on your mat.

Step 3
If you are ready for a challenge, lift your arms into Dragon Pose.

Step 4
Hold this pose for a couple of breaths, then return to Downward Facing Dog.

Step 5
Repeat on your opposite side.


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