Monday, March 24, 2008

Yoga Basics, Monday 5:00pm

10 Peeps
2 Out of Towners

It was a hot day and everyone seemed to have as busy a day as me. So started slow, but got inspired to do a lot of standing poses to ground the excessive energy. The blocks make it so much easier to start to connect postures.

Legs up Wall
Introduce Cooling Breath for upcoming summer

Eye of Needle @ Wall

Transition to All fours:
Half Dog
Rounded Back

Roll up to Standing

Breath/Prana Awareness
Uddiyana Bandha Kriya
Arm Channel Opening
Prana Arm Extension Exercise

Breath Geek Out

Sun Salutations
1/4 Suns

Easy Lunge Salutes with Blocks
Easy Lunge Salutes to Dog

Standing Poses
Warrior 2 Dance Both Sides

Warrior 2 with Hold, release to Lunge, transition to Uttanansa and complete Sun to Standing.
Repeat other side.

Sun Pattern to Side Angle Pose Prep, Triangle, Side Traingle, Side Angle Pose, Lunge, Uttanasna and complete Sun to Standing.

Repeat Other Side.

Dangling Forward Fold

Transition onto Backs

Cool Down
Windshield Wiper
Bridge with Block
Supta Padangusthasana
Easy Spinal Twist


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