As an Iyengar Yoga teacher, I spend a lot of time finding the correct terms and phrases to teach many poses. A lot of time the simple poses are the hardest to teach.
As a Children's teacher, I have found that simple is crucial to the child's understanding of the pose. If we can link poses with their names then children can gain a better understanding of how to do each pose. I will be introducing different poses month by month.
Today we are going over
Stand straight and tall. Move your arms to form the sides of the mountain. Be strong like a mountain.