CYP Weekly Plan: Balance • 5m 51s
Set a tone of steadiness for the task ahead. This simple breath technique is calming and balancing — use it to start the day or pregame your workout or game/race.
- Focus: mental focus, balance
- When: pre- or post-workout
- Suggested prop: bolster or pillow
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Balance Your Lower Body
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Balance Your Upper Body
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