#1 Bend and Stretch (2 minutes) from Five Basic Exercises

Five Basic Exercises

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#1 Bend and Stretch (2 minutes)

Level 1: Feet astride, arms upward. Forward bend to floor touching then stretch upward and backward bend. Not necessary to keep knees straight.

Level 2: Same as Level 1, but touch floor twice during forward bend.

Level 3: Same as Level 2, but on forward bend, touch floor 6" outside one foot, then between feet, then 6" outside other foot.

Level 4: Same as Level 3, but add a circle to backwards bend.

Level 5: Same as Level 4.

Level 6: Same as Level 4.

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