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  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades PK-1
  • Teacher Resources

Move

  • Type:  Stretch
  • Excercise:  Wrists + Calves Stretches
  • Target:  Joint Mobility + Circulation
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

WRIST STEPS
1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture a foot or two away from a desk
2. Reverse your hands and place your palms on top of the desk, with your fingertips spread and pointed toward your body
3. Keep your arms straight
4. Keep your feet hips width apart and parallel
5. Bend your knees and drop your hips down, slowly stretching the back of your wrists to a desired comfort level (make sure your arms stay straight)
6. Repeat with the backs of your hands pressing down onto the desk, slowly stretching the front of your wrists to a desired comfort level (make sure your arms stay straight)

CALF STEPS
1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture a foot or two away from a desk
2. Flex your right foot and press your toes against the desk, keeping your heel on the floor
3. Lean your upper body forward slightly, keeping your back flat and your chest open
4. Keep your right leg straight and your hips square, as you bend your left knee and turn your left hip in
5. Repeat (left side)

Sequence

– 10 second hold (back wrists)
– 10 second hold (front wrists)
– 10 second hold (right calf)
– 10 second hold (left calf)

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