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Establish and develop something over a period of time

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades PK-1
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  • Type:  Strength
  • Excercise:  Pliés
  • Target:  Thighs + Glutes
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide


1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Step your feet out into a wide second position (feet much wider than your hips)
3. Turn your feet out to a 45-degree angle
4. Bend your knees as you drop your hips down into a deep plié, aligning your knees with your ankles
5. Keep your chest lifted and your shoulders back and down, as if your back were against a wall
6. Bring your arms out to the sides, making a T-shape
7. Lower your hips down and up (keep your knees in line with your toes!)


– 10 single count (legs only)
– 10 single count (arms only)
– 10 single count (arms and legs together)
– 10 second hold (heels up)


If you have knee discomfort or pain:
– Take a narrower stance and/or turn your feet in (less than a 45-degree angle)
– Decrease the bend in your knees and be sure to double check your form (knees in line with the toes)

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