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5 Farm Yoga Poses Using a Chair (Printable Poster)

Welcome back to our chair yoga poses series! This month’s theme features farm yoga poses!

These five farm animals-inspired yoga poses could be done:

  • during a transition time in the classroom
  • during a subject change in your homeschool classroom
  • at home when you’re stuck indoors
  • when you would like to practice yoga in a small space

Begin your pretend visit to the farm with Sally’s Visit to the Farm (coming soon), Shop Yoga Books for Kids | Kids Yoga Storiesa yoga book about a young girl and her friend visiting a farm. Imagine all the things you’ll see and do on the farm. Engage the children’s five senses as they bring the farm to life with their minds and bodies.

Clear the space, grab a chair, practice barefoot, and unleash your imagination!

5 Farm Yoga Poses Using a Chair

1. Tree Pose – Pretend to be sunflowers:

Come to standing next to your chair. Holding on to the chair with one hand, shift your weight and balance on one leg. Bend the knee of the leg you are not standing on, place the sole of your foot on the opposite inner thigh or calf, and balance. Pretend to be sunflowers. Switch sides and repeat the steps.

Tree Pose Using a Chair | Kids Yoga Stories

2. Squat Pose – Pretend to be a chicken:

Come down to a squat in front of your chair with your knees apart and your arms between your knees. Pretend to be chickens.

Squat Pose next to a chair | Kids Yoga Stories

3. Downward-Facing Dog Pose – Pretend to a pony:

Come to standing just in front of your chair, facing the chair. Place your hands flat on the front of the chair and slowly step back so that your arms are stretched out straight in front of you. Straighten your spine, ensure your legs are hip-width distance apart, and look down between your legs. Pretend to be ponies.

Downward-Facing Dog Pose Using a Chair | Kids Yoga Stories

4. Cow Pose – Pretend to be a cow:

Sit at the front of your chair, with your feet flat on the ground. Place your palms on your knees and take a deep breath to neutralize your spine. Then look up slightly, arch your back, and open your chest. Pretend to be cows.

Cow Pose Using a Chair | Kids Yoga Stories

5. Cat Pose – Pretend to be sheep:

From a sitting position with your feet flat on the ground, round your back and tuck your chin into your chest, stretching your back. Pretend to be sheep.

Cat Pose Using a Chair | Kids Yoga Stories

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Farm Animals Yoga Book for Kids: Sally’s Visit to the Farm

Take a trip to the farm with Sally and Sam!

Join Sally as she visits the farm with her best friend, Sam. Learn about farm animals through simple yoga poses for kids. Follow Sally and Sam as they feed chickens, groom a pony, and milk a cow! Ages 3+.

Sign up for our weekly Kids Yoga Stories newsletter to find out when Sally’s Visit to the Farm will be released in early 2018.

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Collection of Chair Yoga Ideas for Kids

Are you looking for easy chair yoga themes for your classroom or homeschool? Click below to see a list of ideas from our chair yoga series:

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