Ashtanga Yoga Sun Salutation A (5 times)
How it works: These movements start gently, giving you time to focus the mind on breathing.
Ashtanga Yoga Sun Salutation B (5 Times)
How it works: With B, your poses become a little more vigorous. The added movement increases the physical heat in the body, creating an ideal environment for the sequences.
How to do it: Bend your front knee at a 90-degree angle, knee over ankle, while extending the back leg straight, heel off the ground. Squeeze palms together and flex triceps into the arm bones.
Muscles it works: Strengthens quads and buttocks.
How to do it: Lift back leg up to the sky pointing toes, while grabbing the bottom ankle with one or both hands, bowing the forehead to the shin.
Muscles it works: Stretches hamstrings and improves balance and leg strength.