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5 Woodland Forest Animals Yoga Poses Using a Chair (Printable Poster)

Welcome back to our chair yoga poses series! This month’s theme feature woodland forest animals!

These five woodland forest animal-themed 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 forest with Mia’s Mountain Hike (coming in early 2018). Shop Yoga Books for Kids | Kids Yoga StoriesTake a hike through the forest and imagine all the things you’ll see there. Engage the children’s five senses as they bring the forest to life with their minds and bodies.

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

5 Woodland Forest Animals Yoga Poses Using a Chair

1. Eagle Pose – Pretend to be an eagle:

Come to sitting up tall on your chair with your feet firmly planted on the ground. Wrap your left leg around your right. Bring your bent arms out in front of you, wrap your right arm around your left arm, and bend your knees slightly. Pretend to be an eagle perched in a tree. Switch sides and repeat the steps.

 Eagle Pose Using a Chair | Kids Yoga Stories

2. Squat Pose – Pretend to be a squirrel:

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

Squat Pose next to a chair | Kids Yoga Stories

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

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 a black bear roaming the forest.

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

4. Cat Pose – Pretend to be a cougar:

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 a cougar getting ready to pounce.

Cat Pose Using a Chair | Kids Yoga Stories

5. Hero Pose – Pretend to be a woodpecker:

Come to rest upright on your seat with your palms resting on your knees. Close your eyes (if that’s comfortable). Breathe deeply. Pretend to be a woodpecker looking for insects.

Hero Pose Using a Chair | Kids Yoga Stories

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Forest Yoga Book for Kids: Mia’s Mountain Hike

Act out what you see and do on a mountain hike!

Join Mia and her aunt as they hike a mountain in Western Canada. Be a bald eagle, black bear, and bridge over a rushing river. Discover the forest, explore movement, and practice being mindful in nature.

Sign up for our weekly Kids Yoga Stories newsletter to find out when Mia’s Mountain Hike 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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