Easy Exercises for Balance

Improve your balance and coordination with these easy poses!

Has your balance been feeling a little off-kilter lately? Get back on an even keel with these easy coordination exercises!

Yoga and Pilates exercises help you improve on many aspects of your body - balance and coordination included.

But some exercises in these groups are advanced and can frustrate beginners. That's why we've chosen exercises that are ideal for any level.

Start improving your coordination right away with a routine that's fun and easy!

The Equipment:


Tree

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Step 1

Tree - Yoga Exercise - Step 1

Shift your weight into your left leg and bend your right knee, lifting your leg off the ground.

Step 2

Tree - Yoga Exercise - Step 2

Take your right ankle in your hands and externally rotate your right leg out away from your midline.

Step 3

Tree - Yoga Exercise - Step 3

Bring your hands together in prayer position your arms overhead. Repeat on the other side.

 

All Fours with Balls

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Step 1

All Fours with Balls - Pilates Exercise - Step 1

Begin on your hands and knees. Place one ball between your right hand and the floor and place the second ball under your left knee.

Step 2

All Fours with Balls - Pilates Exercise - Step 2

Support your body as you balance over the balls then lift your left arm and right leg parallel to the floor.

Step 3

All Fours with Balls - Pilates Exercise - Step 3

Pause to balance then lower the lifted limbs to starting position and repeat. Switch sides.

 

Open Leg Rocker

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Step 1

Open Leg Rocker - Pilates Exercise - Step 1

Sit with your legs bent and hip width apart.

 

 

Step 2

Open Leg Rocker - Pilates Exercise - Step 2

Clasp one ankle with each hand and raise your legs so that your toes point toward the ceiling.

 

Step 3

Open Leg Rocker - Pilates Exercise - Step 3

Maintain this position as you rock backward and forward, keeping your legs in an open "V" shape. Repeat and return to starting position.

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