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Testing Another Longer Exercise Here For Fun

Testing Another Longer Exercise Here For Fun

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Here's Test Exercise #3

Here's Test Exercise #3

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Ganesha Mudra

Ganesha Mudra

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Begin in Easy Seat.

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Bend your elbows out to either side at the height of your chest and take your left palm in front of your sternum, palm facing away from you, so that your thumb points downward.

C.

Take your right hand in front of your left, palm facing you, so that your right thumb reaches up.

D.

Bend your fingers (like a claw) and hook the right fingers to the left fingers.

E.

Take a big inhale and use your exhale to reach your elbows away from one another while keeping your fingers locked.

F.

Relax on the exhale. Keep this breathing pattern for at least five deep breaths.

Mistakes and Tips:

If Easy Seat is not comfortable for you, sit anyway that is comfortable for you.

Calms the mind and improves concentration and memory.

Lotus Mudra

Lotus Mudra

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Begin in Easy Seat.

B.

Put your hands together in front of you

C.

Keeping the outer edges of your hand, wrist creases, pinky, and thumbs connected, flex your pointer, middle, and ring fingers wide and away from each other.

D.

Allow your thumbs to rest on your sternum at your heart center and breathe here for at least five deep breaths.

Mistakes and Tips:

If Easy Seat is not comfortable for you, sit anyway that is comfortable for you.

Calms the mind. Reduces stress and anxiety. Enhances wrist flexibility. It is said to open the heart.

Peacock

Peacock

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If you have a comfortable Lotus, take that and come to all fours with Lotus Legs.

B.

Turn your hands, palms on the ground, so that your fingers are facing your knees, and wrist creases are in-line with the front edge of the mat

C.

Bend your elbows toward one another and start to lean forward, guiding your elbows toward your navel.

D.

Keep leaning forward, allowing your elbows to press into the abdomen, and when you feel stable, lift your legs off of the ground. Keep a lift through your chest so that your chin stays off the ground. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths.

Mistakes and Tips:

To make this easier on your neck, fold one or two thick blankets under your body so that your head rests just off the blankets on the floor, and your shoulders and arms are on the blankets.

Stimulates the thyroid gland. Relieves stress and depression, improves digestion. Opens the shoulders and neck. Strengthens legs, glutes, arms, and core.

Not recommended for pregnant women, or those with high blood pressure, asthma, or any neck or shoulder ailments.

Keep your knees bent until you feel comfortable lengthening your legs.

Flying Crow

Flying Crow

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Start standing with feet hip's distance apart.

B.

Sink your hips back and bend your knees as your reach your arms high into chair pose.

C.

Then, transfer your weight into your right foot and cross your left ankle over your right thigh, flex your left foot, and press the left knee lightly toward the ground.

D.

Take your palms to the ground, shoulder's distance apart, in front of your right shin. Wrist creases line up with the front edge of your mat.

E.

Look forward, lean into your hands, and lift your right foot off the ground. Breathe here.

F.

Slowly start to extend and lift your right leg long behind you. Floint your right toes and breathe here for three deep breaths, and then upwind and repeat on the other side.

Mistakes and Tips:

To modify, use both upper arms to hold the weight of your body.

Strengthens arms, shoulders, Wrists, core, neck, and hips. Lengthens spine and improves lower back flexibility. Improves focus, balance, and digestion. Promotes weight loss.

Do not attempt this pose if you have any shoulder or wrist aliments. Not recommended for pregnant women.

Stay in Side Crow until you feel ready to extend your legs.

Firefly Arm Balance

Firefly Arm Balance

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Begin in a forward fold with soft knees and feet just wider than hips distance apart.

B.

From inside of your legs, take a hold of the back of your ankles with your hands, and wiggle your shoulders underneath your knees.

C.

Place your hands on the ground behind your heels, fingertips facing your heels, wrist creases in one long line, and bend your knees. Make a shelf for your legs with your arms and sit on your upper arms/shoulders. You can slightly bend your elbows to do so.

D.

Squeeze your thighs into your shoulders, look forward, reach through your big toes, and lift your heels off the ground, lengthening your legs. Breathe here for at least deep breaths.

Mistakes and Tips:

To deepen the pose, straighten your arms and arch your upper back.

Strengthens arms, shoulders, Wrists, inner thighs, and core. Opens upper back and shoulders. This pose is said to balance the digestive and nervous systems of the body, and help increase circulation.

Do not attempt this pose if you have any wrist or shoulder ailments. Those with high blood pressure should avoid this pose.

Place your hands on blocks for a slightly more accessible option.

Shoulder Press

Shoulder Press

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Begin in a forward fold with soft knees and feet just wider than hips distance apart.

B.

From inside of your legs, take a hold of the back of your ankles with your hands, and wiggle your shoulders underneath your knees.

C.

Place your hands on the ground behind your heels, fingertips facing your heels, wrist creases in one long line, and bend your knees. Make a shelf for your legs with your arms and sit on your upper arms/shoulders, you can slightly bend your elbows to do so.

D.

Cross your ankles, squeeze your thighs into your shoulders, look forward, and lift your heels off of the ground. Breathe here for at least deep breaths.

Mistakes and Tips:

Lean your torso onto both arms to make this easier.

Strengthens arms, shoulders, Wrists, core, and hamstrings. Opens inner thighs and hamstrings. Improves focus, balance, and digestion.

Do not attempt this pose if you have any wrist, shoulder, or hamstring ailments.

When learning this pose, take a block underneath your back thigh so that you can lift your back foot off the ground without much effort.

Eight Angle

Eight Angle

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Begin in Easy Seat.

B.

Hug your right knee in towards your chest with your arms; place the bottom of your right foot into your left elbow, wrap your right arm around your right knee and shin, and join your hands to cradle the leg.
Lengthen your torso and sit up tall. Relax your shoulders downward.
Sway your shin from side to side to open your hip.

C.

Hook your right hand under your right calf and bring your right leg and the underside of your knee to rest on top of your right shoulder.

D.

Plant your palms shoulder's distance apart on the ground.

E.

Cross your left ankle over your right.

F.

Bend your elbows and squeeze your legs together on your right upper arm as you reach your chest forward and transfer your weight into your hands. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths and then repeat on the other side.

Mistakes and Tips:

For a more advanced variation of this pose, have your legs in a Lotus position.

Strengthens arms, shoulders, and core. Improves focus and balance. Calms the mind. Increases oxygen to the lungs.

Do not attempt this pose if you have any wrist or shoulder ailments.

Use blocks underneath your hands.

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