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Blissful Yoga Flow For Unsettling Times | Yoga To Find Balance, Strength & Peace At Home

oh that’s your so grievance and let it go with this beautiful peaceful energy the Sun set and then gentle ocean waves around us I welcome you to join me on the mat for a sunset yoga flow on this magical beach in Costa Rica this yoga practice is going to be all about movement breath and stillness while working through different areas of your body leaving you feeling reenergized cleansed and relaxed by moving through different standing postures sun salutations and energizing asanas this practice will help you release tension stress and anything within you that needs to be let go of so if you’re ready to get started roll out that mat find a quiet space and let’s breathe it in and let it go [Music] say Hey [Music] [Applause] alright friends let’s get started today standing at the top of your mat go ahead and bring your feet together open the palms forward closing your eyes drop the shoulders away from the ears so let’s just take a couple of breaths here taking a deep breath in into your lungs exhale letting it all go feeling yourself grounded and support it let’s take an inhale now reach both arms up to the sky along getting the spine exhale bending the elbows bring the hands onto the forehead and just a gentle release of the back looking towards the back of your mat and then slowly bending the knees and starting to release all the way forward into your standing forward fold releasing the hands to the floor bending the knees even further then as you exhale see how far you can extend the legs bending the knees and exhale extending the legs and the elbows if you wish bending again and exhale extend really spending the knees and exhale extend great now keeping the legs as extended as possible just release the body over top of your legs into your standing forward fold making sure that you’re folding from the hips not from the lower back just taking a moment to find your breath again now in your next inhalation you’re going to come up halfway along getting through the spine exhale folding forward and then this time stepping all the way back into plank holding this plank position make sure your shoulders are over top of your wrists now just simply begin to shift your weight forward and back so as you come forward you bring your way to the tippy toes and then you press it back keep going just shifting forward and back forward and back strengthening the core here forward and back holding your plank and then take your chaturanga dandasana inhaling opening into your upward facing dog let’s just hold here for a moment drop the shoulders away from the ears really opening through that heart center and then dropping our left hip down looking over your right shoulder and then same thing to the other side right hip down look over your left shoulder just a little twist and then coming back into your upward facing dog and then exhale push back downward facing dog let’s release those feet all the way down spread out those feet spread out your fingers taking a deep breath in on your exhalation taking your right leg up to the sky three legged dog from here bending that top leg and begin to stack your hips so open up your hips right over left but try to keep your shoulders square towards the front of your mat great holding this three-legged dog take another deep breath in really opening through the side here exhale come back to Center bring the knee towards your nose and then cross that right knee over left begin to pivot onto the right side as you hook that ankle as well so coming into Eagle legs and then reaching your left arm towards the top of your mat and see if you can go a little bit deeper into this posture bending that support at me your foot is grounded on the mat and then returning back to Center bring the knee towards the nose again and then extend it out chaturanga dandasana inhale opening into your upward facing dog and exhale downward facing dog still working with the same leg right leg reaches back up this time bend the knee bring the knee towards the chest and step forward between your two hands go ahead and bring the arms behind your back interlacing the fingers holding here keeping that chest low towards the ground towards the knee and then lifting and opening yourself up into your high lunge we’re gonna do this movement with the body a few times so inhale chest to the knee exhale chest to sky and again moving with the breath inhale come down exhale lift up taking another deep breath and just hold it here now really lifting that heart center and then reach both arms up to the sky from here right elbow over left coming into your Eagle arms see if you can interlace the wrist as well bring the palms of your hands together and then shifting your weight forward onto that right foot coming into your Eagle posture so crossing the left knee over right see we can hook that ankle as well and keeping your thumbs level with your nose drop the shoulders away from the ears so you’re along getting the neck finding that Center in that balance find your breath find your focus one more deep breath in you’re doing amazing job exhale let go of this posture release the hands or release the feet and bring your feet together at the top of the mat let’s inhale reach both arms up to the sky bend the elbows look back into a gentle backbend arching and then exhale releasing forward into your standing forward fold inhale halfway lengthen exhale you’re gonna step back into plank position and take your chaturanga dandasana inhale opening into your upward facing dog and exhale pushing back downward facing dog good press those heels down let’s take the other leg now left leg up to the sky bend the knee and go ahead and stack those hips three-legged dog shoulders are staying square towards the front of your mat really focusing on opening the hips letting go of any tension that we may be holding within those hips you’re breathing you’re focused from here go ahead and bring that knee towards your nose and then cross your left knee over right from here we’re going to shift turn so pivoting onto that right foot taking Eagle legs as your right arm reaches up towards the front of your mat so you’re balancing on your left hand and your right foot this is a wonderful posture to really stimulate the digestive system as well as strengthening the side body awesome now from here let’s release bring your hands back down onto the mat your knee comes towards the nose and then extend it back into plank chaturanga dandasana inhale opening into your upward facing dog exhale flow it back downward facing dog let it go same leg reaches back up to the sky bend the knee and then step between your two hands let’s stay low with the body take the arms behind you and interlace the fingers keeping the chest towards the knee take a deep breath in on your exhalation lift and open the body into your high lunge inhale again come down with the chest to the knee working with the breath exhale opening and lifting up with your heart inhale come down and then exhale let it all go let go of all that no longer serves you let it out from your heart into the sky let’s take both arms now up towards the sky and take our Eagle arms this time your right elbow underneath your left elbow interlacing your wrist shifting your weight forward onto that left foot right knee up towards your belly and then go ahead start to release downward into that Eagle posture crossing your knees and see if you can bring that ankle around as well staying grounded and focused breathing deeply old you are strong you are grounded take another deep breath and then release slowly take both feet down and come all the way down into your standing forward fold inhale halfway exhale hop back or step back into plank and then take that flow chaturanga opening up into upward facing dog and exhale let it go into your downward facing dog beautiful now from here your left leg reaches back up towards the sky bring the left knee towards your belly and then step it forward opening and grounding the back heel and then cartwheeling the arms into our warrior two strong arms take a deep breath in on your exhalation take your right arm behind your back and your left arm reaches up as you take your peaceful warrior releasing all the way back really feeling that nice gentle release through the side body continuing to make sure that the front knee stays directly over top of your ankle and then release it forward this time your left hand towards the inner thigh right arm reaches up towards the front of your mat extended side angle so again we’re going deep into the side body now on the opposite side take a deep breath in and just release the arms extending the front knee coming into our triangle your trikanasana so your hips are open both knees are straight now your left hand is in front of your left leg now the arm reaches forward we’re bending the right knee coming into our scand asana left arm reaches up to the sky opening through the hips take a deep breath theme exhale circle the arm come back up into that warrior two nice strong foundation here cartwheel the arms again turn the hips step back plank chaturanga inhale opening into that upward facing dog exhale push it back into your downward-facing dog let’s go to the other side right leg reaches up bending the knee bringing the knee towards your chest and then stepping between your two hands grounding the left heel cartwheel the arms left and then right coming into that warrior two on the right side drop the shoulders binding that strong foundation that’s Center your right knee is directly over top of your inkle looking forward towards that front hand binding your strength you’re grounding your Center so you can go a little bit lower with the hips taking a deep breath in exhale out let’s take that left arm behind your back right arm reaches up and over into your peaceful warrior along gaiting through the right side from here extended side angle right hand to the ground left arm reaches forward towards the front of your mat staying grounded as you reach opening the shoulders making sure they’re square as well as the hips now all we’re gonna do to transition into our triangle or tricking asana you’re just gonna circle that top arm reach it back up to the sky as you extend to the front knee going really deep not only into the side body but also through your so as your hip flexor letting go of any unwanted tension stored energy that we need to release from here bending your left knee coming into your scanned asana right arm reaches up to the skies your left hand stays down on the mat flexing the front foot take a deep breath in exhale circle the arm forward lift yourself back up warrior two drop the shoulders deep breath in circle the arms step back into plank position take your chaturanga dandasana inhale opening into your upward facing dog and exhale push it back downward facing dog beautiful job go ahead and bend the knees now and hop forward landing in a cross-legged seated position let’s take our hands and bring the hands onto our heart closing your eyes I just want you to visualize yourself feeling grounded and energized breathing deeply into the belly into your chest filling your lungs with oxygen then exhale letting it all go inhale visualizing this beautiful radiant energy coming into your body and exhale letting go of any gray dark energy that is unwanted in your body [Music] when your next inhale reaching both arms up to the sky along gating through the chest and the spine and then exhale take one hand down as your release to a side stretch looking up towards the sky to make sure your shoulders are open while at the same time making sure that both of your sit bones are staying grounded on the mat let’s switch sides same thing now the other hand comes down other arm reaches up to the sky you’re looking upward towards that top arm breathing and let it go beautiful come back to Center and one more time let’s take a deep breath this time both arms reaching up to the sky and then exhale bring your hands start closing your eyes again I’m taking this moment to send our gratitude into the universe or your body for your health for your strength and for your practice thank you so much for joining us today in beautiful Costa Rica I send you so much love and light and I hope you have a wonderful rest of your day thank you namaste thanks so much for watching if you enjoyed this video give it a thumbs up and of course don’t forget to click that subscribe button to make sure you’re always up to date on all of our new yoga classes sending you so much love and we’ll see you soon [Music]
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