Monday, November 23, 2009

Monday 1:1. Female Athlete, 40s. Smoker.

New Client Today.
5 Privates purchased by a pal.
Athletic woman in 40s. Tennis Player.
Has done some yoga, but not much.
The friend is hoping that private sessions will create the aha.

My priority was to slowly allow her to connect to her own body and breath and get on the same page with our language.

Impressing the Heart with Shoulder Opening and an emphasis on the Breath
Windshield Wipers
Tailbone Awareness
Eye of the Needle Hip Opening
Hamstring Stretching with a Strap and Hip Rotation Awareness

Roll up to Sitting
Transition onto all Fours
Easy Side Plank Side Stretch Both Sides
Childs Pose

Sitting Vajrasana on 2 Blocks
Shoulder Rotation Awareness
1950's Bust Enhancer Exercise
Shoulder Rotation with Arm Extension

Even Cowgirls get the Blues (formally known as Hitchhiking Dolphin) x 2 with Childs Pose

Application of Shoulder Work to
Down Dog
Childs pose
(2 Rounds)

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold)
Roll up to Standing

Ujjayi Pranayama
5 rounds of 1/4 Salutes
3 Rounds of 1/2 Salutes
2 Rounds of Simple Lunge Salutes, eventually dropping knee and raising arms overhead

Childs Pose
Transition onto Back

2 Rounds Bridge Pose
Knees to Chest

Easy Spinal Twist

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