Yoga

Yin Yoga Leisure with a Bolster

Are you prepared for some of the chilled out lessons you’ll ever take? These 7 yin poses in your mat will depart you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and extra comfy in your physique.

When you have a bolster you’ll want to seize it. Don’t have one, you need to use some mattress pillows, cushions, rolled up blankets or yoga blocks.

Maintain each for 3 to five minutes. Take the primary minute to get your self settled in.

1. Supported Fish – Set the bolster up lengthwise, or use the 2 blocks with one supporting the higher again and one supporting the top. Decrease down onto the props. Convey the soles of the ft collectively and open knees to the aspect. If an excessive amount of merely prolong legs ahead. Choice as properly to increase arms overhead.

2. Butterfly Fold – As you sit up, convey the bolster out in entrance of you, stack your blocks or decide to dangle. Fold down ahead over the props.

3. Shoelace with Facet Bend – From seated, stack the fitting knee on high of the left. If uncomfortable or difficult, sit up on bolster or block. Maintain right here or take the aspect bend. Bringing your proper elbow on to your prop and assist head with palm. Convey your left hand behind you to broaden and hold shoulders stacked.

Unravel, possibly windshield wiping the legs earlier than organising on the opposite aspect.

4. Dragonfly – Take the legs huge and produce your props in entrance of you. Hold knees and toes pointing up. Fold ahead. Choice as properly to only hang around right here letting gravity open you up.

5. Supported Knee to Chest – Sit up in your prop in center of the mat. Then decrease again to the mat, preserving hips elevated. Draw your proper knee in to the chest. Prolong the left leg ahead.

6. Waterfall – Prolong each legs as much as the sky. Arms open out to the perimeters. Maintain right here for nearly a minute.

Repeat knee to chest on the opposite aspect.

7. Supported Bridge – Keep right here, straightening each legs ahead. If experiencing any pinching or ache, bend the knee. Attain your arms overhead.

These poses come from a forty five minute yin yoga class on my YouTube channel. Test it out under in the event you’d choose me to information you thru the pose.

Namaste,

Kassandra



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