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The capacity to accept delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades PK-1
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  • Type:  Stretch
  • Excercise:  Hamstring Stretch
  • Target:  Hamstrings
  • Equipment:  Chair
Workout guide


1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Lift your right leg up and place your right foot onto a chair, balancing on your left foot
3. Keep your left foot parallel (toes precisely in line with your heel) and pressed firmly into the floor
4. Flex your right foot and straighten your right leg
5. With a flat back, lean your upper body forward, reaching your chest toward your toes (keep the chest open)
6. Keep your hips square, turning your left hip in
7. Keep your head in line with your spine and eyes focused forward
8. Hold and focus on your breath
9. Repeat (left side)


– 30 second hold (right side)
– 30 second hold (left side)


If you have a limited range of motion or tight hamstrings;
– Put a slight bend in the knee of your working leg
– Keep your back completely flat as you lean forward (it doesn’t matter how low you go, as long as you feel the stretch in your hamstring!)

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