YOGA Tyson Parker Anyah Scott Jena Stokes
Definition: • A Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation
Warm-up 2 minutes each: Neck ExercisesMany people hold tension in their necks and shoulders, leading to stiffness, bad posture, and tension headaches. Yoga practice can ease tension, increase flexibility, and tone the muscles. Learn some Neck Exercises in this section. Shoulder LiftsMany people hold tension in their necks and shoulders, leading to stiffness, bad posture, and tension headaches. Yoga practice can ease tension, increase flexibility, and tone the muscles. This section covers the steps on how to practice Shoulder Lifts. Shoulder StretchesShoulder Stretches are great in relieving stress and tension on your shoulders, as well as your entire upper back. Practice them daily for several weeks and notice the changes. Learn some basic stretches for the shoulders in this section. Cat Pose (Bidalasana)The Cat Yoga Pose teaches you to initiate movement from your center and to coordinate your movement and breath. These are two of the most important themes in Yoga practice. Keep in mind that the Cat Pose may not be advisable if you have any chronic or recent back pain or injury.
Work out 40 minutes: Downward dog: strengthens the arms and legs; and energizes the shoulders, thighs, feet, and hands. 5 minutes Extended side angle: strengthens and stretches the legs, knees, and ankles; stretches the inner thighs, back, hips, chest, and shoulders. 5 minutes on each side. Locust pose: Strengthens the back, buttocks, arms, and legs; stretches the shoulders, chest, abs, and thighs. 5 minutes. Down Dog Split: Stretches the arms, improves hip flexibility, increases body awareness. 5 minutes switching legs occasionally. Forward Bend: Stretches and lengthens the hamstrings. 5 minutes. Back Bend: Strengthens arms, legs, abs, and back. 5 minutes.
Cool Down Back realignment: partner helps you stretch your back. 5 minutes. Neck rolls: roll neck from side to side slowly. 2 minutes. Deep breathing: 1 minute
Supplies • Yoga mats for 12 people. • Soft calming music. • Oil. • Towels. • Balls. • Foam blocks.