Papillon (Butterfly Pose)
Beginner Poses • 1m 42s
Kids can practice their yoga and their French in our learning song about a little papillon, or butterfly. Butterfly Pose opens the hips and stretches the adductor muscles, those muscles that bring our legs close in line with our body. What a great way to wind down before nap time or anytime energy in the classroom is high!
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