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Congratulations to us! In celebration of our 100th posting, lets get down and do some yoga. Here’s a very simple sequence that you can add to, subtract from or play around with. Don’t forget the importance of your transitions and make sure to do each pose on each side. Enjoy!

Crank some tunes and get ready to flow–

Balasana– Focus your attention inwardly and on your mat

Adho Mukha Svanasana– Stretch and lengthen

Chaturanga

Urdvah Mukha Svanasana- Open across the collar bone, relax the shoulders, open up the thoracic spine

Adho Mukha Svanasana

Tadasana– Find your foundation

Suraya Namaskara A– Link breath to movement, warm up

Vira II– Ease into the sequence beginning with an externally rotated standing posture

Utthita Trikonasana– Continue with externally rotated standing postures, use as a resting pose

Ardha Chandrasana– Continue with externally rotated building up the challenge to a balancing pose

Utthita Trikonasana– Exit Ardha the same way you came in, paying careful attention to transitions

Surya Namaskara B– Link breath to movement, warm up

Vira I– Neutral standing pose

Parsvottanasana- Intense hamstring stretch

Uttanasana– Resting pose, stretch warmed up hamstrings

Prasarita Padottanasana A– take headstand

Dandasana– Begin seated postures in “tadasana equivalent”

Janu Sirsasana– Stretch each leg and side body

Baddha Konasana- Stretch through inner thighs and groin

Marichyasana C– Neutralizing pose

Paschimottanasana– stretch out those hamstrings

Salamba Sarvangasana– Cool down

Halasana– Counter pose

Supine Twist- Neutralizing pose

Savasana– Final relaxation

-Eliza

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