Yoga Sun Salutation
exhale forward hinging at the hips. Bend the knees,Feel the spine stretching in opposite directions as you pull the head down and in and press the hips up. Work on straightening the legs to deepen the stretch in the backs of the legs,Breathe and hold for 4-8 breaths, actively pressing the belly into the thighs on the inhalation. To release: bend the knees keeping the back straight, inhale the arms out to the sides and inhale the arms and torso up back into Mountain pose.
This month’s Yin Yoga Sequence is aptly titled “Low and Slow”, inviting an earthy, grounded energy, and physically, targeting the lower body, including the feet and ankles. As always, I take into consideration my runners and athletes, who are currently coming off race season, or getting ready for the last big races, and this sequence is perfect for either phase of training.