Getting grounded with your feet before you head up to take Tree Pose will help out your stability:
- From Half Moon, move through a vinyasa (Four-Limbed Staff to Up Dog to Down Dog). Once you're in Downward Facing Dog, hop or step to the top of your mat.
- Stand with your feet together in Mountain Pose. Put all your weight into your left foot and lift your right foot off the ground. Grab onto your right ankle with your right hand, flex your foot, and place your heel as far up your standing leg as possible with your toes pointing down.
- To prevent your right foot from sliding down, actively press your left leg and the sole of your right foot against each other. Draw your right knee back to open your hip.
- Press your palms together in front of your heart or raise your arms into the air, gazing forward. Hold for five breaths.
- Once you've completed Tree Pose on your right side, come back to Downward Dog, and move through the first seven poses on your left.
Source: Megan Wolfe Photography