By Kalli Rasbury
Updated: March 05, 2008

To warm up the back and abdominal muscles, move slowly from cow to cat for several repetitions.

Balancing poses improve your balance and posture. Focusing on a stationary point on the floor in front of you will boost your concentration.

Arm strengthening poses build muscle strength by using your own weight as resistance.

Warming: Cow
From hands and knees, inhale as you tilt the pelvis up and look up to the ceiling, dropping your belly to the floor.

Kalli Rasbury (pictured in photos) is a yoga instructor in Birmingham, Alabama.