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Learn the benefits of turtle pose, how-to instructions for turtle pose, as well as find products that feature these poses.
Enjoy your body as you move through this pose that allows you to experience a range of human emotions from calm and inward to excited and outward.
The yoga pose
This week, we go over the Turtle Pose. Inspired by the patient turtle, this pose increases mental focus and stretches the arms, back, and legs. This pose looks like a turtle withdrawing into its shell!
Yoga Pose: Turtle/Tortoise Ages: Young kids to teens (great for younger kids to foster focus and calmness) Mantra: I am Calm
Turtles are strong and resilient. Did you know that turtle shells are what makes them unique and protects them from the environment?
This pose is great for children who feel overwhelmed, stressed and need some time to focus and relax.
When emotions are running high, think about the calm and patient turtle and withdraw into your inner shell.
Love these poses? They come from the Spring yoga lesson plan!