Quick yoga moves to discharge and breathe

A few yoga asana for you. Directions below.   Breath deep, move and sweat!

Stress happens at the holidays. Sometimes we need to sneak away for a minute and discharge that stress with a quick-release mini practice. You can do this one just about anywhere, even in the bathroom if you have to! Big thanks to Denelle Numis and Kirsten Cooper for guest starring!

  1. 3 rounds of half Surya Namaskar with strong emphasis on ujjayi breathing
  2. Step out to Prasarita Padottanasana, relax your head and neck
  3. Flow side to side in Skandasana
  4. Pivot to a Lunge then root your back heel down
  5. Come up to Virabhadrasana 1 and clasp your hands or just reach back
  6. Bow forward into Humble Warrior and breathe
  7. Rise back up into Virabhadrasana 1 and straighten your front leg
  8. Slowly pivot to the side and rotate your legs and feet inward
  9. Bow forward into Prasarita Padottanasana C and breathe
  10. Release your hands, pivot to lunge, step to the top of your mat and add 1-3 more rounds of half Surya Namaskar
  11. Come out, good as new! PHEW!

Thank you for taking your time to visit this site. I hope your holidays are off to a relaxing start!


Resource from Gina Caputo  school for yoga 

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