Giraffe Pose helps increase balance and patience, as well as stretch the shoulders and chest while strengthening arms, legs, and tummy.

**Remember to practice breathing deep breaths and see if you can hold each pose for 4-5 breaths, if you are comfortable doing so. Make sure to invite your grown-ups to watch you do the pose. You can also practice repeating one of Wuf Shanti’s Mantras while you do the pose because part of yoga is also to clear your mind and think happy thoughts. Most importantly, remember to have fun and be gentle with yourself!

Mantra: Smile and the world will smile with you.

  1. Begin in table pose, and reach your right arm to the sky, looking up just like a giraffe reaching for the leaves of a tree.
  2. Repeat on the left side.