Posted on April 25, 2020

Wake Up, Animals!

💡Skill: Moving and stretching builds the big muscles in the legs, back, core, and arms.

Practice Cobra Pose with Gil

Posted by NOGGIN on Sunday, April 26, 2020

Start the day by practicing Cobra Pose with Gil, and then try moving like other amazing animals!

Steps

Have you ever seen animals wake up? They stretch their bodies to get ready to move. Let’s try!

  • Cobras wake up with cobra pose! Let’s lie down on our stomachs. Now let’s put our hands flat on the ground, pull our shoulders back, and lift our chests off the ground. Hiss like a cobra! Can we hold the pose for 5 seconds?
  • Cats wake up with the cat pose! Let’s put our hands and knees on the ground, arch our backs up like cats, and meow! Can we hold the pose for 5 seconds?
  • Dogs wake up with the downward dog! Let’s put our hands and knees on the ground. Now, let’s lift our knees up, keeping our feet on the ground, and stick our bottoms up in the air. Say woof! Can we hold the pose for 5 seconds?

Words to Use 


  • Awaken – To wake up 
  • Hold – To keep
  • Stretch – To straighten your body to help your muscles
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