Yoga Fusion Summer Weekly Workout- July 17 2017

Yoga Fusion Summer Weekly Workout- July 17 2017

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Although summertime in Kamloops is my favourite season, I sometimes feel adrift with the lack of schedule, structure and routine.

Here is a sequence to grant a sense of stability, strength and confidence

Standing Pose Sequence

  1. Mountain pose- start in Mountain pose
  2. Sweep arms overhead, inhaling, lengthening torso
  3. Swan dive/forward fold, hinging from the hips, spine long, exhaling
  4. High lunge- inhaling, gracefully lift the right foot and step back into High lunge, hold here for 2 breaths
  5. Warrior 2- turn your back foot out 45 degrees, extend your arms at shoulder height and feel the strength and stability in your core, hips and legs, hold here for 2 breaths
  6. Extended side angle pose- move into Extended side angle pose by bringing the left forearm to touch the thigh (being mindful to brace the core, and not collapse the weight of the upper body onto the arm and thigh), extending your right arm up and over your head, turning your palm toward the floor, hold here for 2 breaths
  7. Warrior 2- inhaling, lift up through the upper arm, bringing torso upright and extending your arms at shoulder height
  8. Forward fold- inhaling, windmill your arms to frame your front foot, step the back foot up to meet the front one, and hold in forward fold for 2 breaths
  9. High lunge- inhaling, gracefully lift the left foot and step back into High lunge, hold here for 2 breaths
  10. Warrior 2- turn your back foot out 45 degrees, extend your arms at shoulder height and feel the strength and stability in your core, hips and legs, hold here for 2 breaths
  11. Extended side angle pose- move into Extended side angle pose by bringing the right forearm to touch the thigh (being mindful to brace the core, and not collapse the weight of the upper body onto the arm and thigh), extending your left arm up and over your head, turning your palm toward the floor, hold here for 2 breaths
  12. Warrior 2- inhaling, lift up through the upper arm, bringing torso upright extending your arms at shoulder height
  13. Forward fold- inhaling, windmill your arms to frame your front foot, step the back foot up to meet the front one, and hold in forward fold for 2 breaths

Happy practicing, and make sure to check back next week for the next sequence!

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